Tag: 3D printing

A novel approach to complex spinal surgeries: The successful use of...

A novel approach reported by Peter Pijpker and colleagues from the University Medical Center Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands, outlines the use of 3D virtual...

Zimmer Biomet announces 510(k) clearance for Zyston strut open titanium interbody...

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has given 510(k) clearance for the Zyston strut open titanium interbody spacer system (Zimmer Biomet). This marks...
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IB3D 3D-printed interbody devices cleared by US FDA

Medicrea yesterday announced the clearance of their additively-manufactured IB3D titanium interbody devices by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA), and introduced a new...
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“Significantly more bone infiltration” with 3D-printed triangular sacroiliac joint fusion implants

The popularity of sacroiliac joint fusion has grown rapidly over the past five years, with SI-Bone’s Ifuse device leading the market. Recently approved by...
Nuvasive have announced the released of the porous titanium Modulus XLIF

Nuvasive launches 3D-printed porous titanium implant Modulus XLIF

Medical device company Nuvasive have launched a new porous titanium interbody implant for their XLIF procedures, named the Modulus. The Modulus XLIF device is...
The 3D-printed sternum waiting to be implanted

Success for first personalised, 3D-printed sternum implant procedure in USA

A US-first surgery to replace the sternum and part of the ribcage of a 20-year-old woman has been successfully completed by a team of...
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K2M acquires exclusive license to expandable spinal implant patents

K2M has acquired the exclusive license to a portfolio of 17 issued and pending patents for expandable interbody technology. K2M has also announced its intent...

First US surgeries performed using 4WEB Medical’s Lateral Spine Truss system

The first surgeries using 4WEB Medical’s Lateral Spine Truss system have been performed across the USA. The lateral interbody fusion device is designed to...

EIT receives US FDA 510(k) approval for entire 3D-printed cage portfolio

Emerging Implant Technologies (EIT) has received full approval from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to commercialise its spinal interbody product offerings for...

Emerging technologies, education and evidence in the spinal world

In a market booming with new technologies and therapies, spinal surgeons are spoilt for choice when it comes to implants and other devices. Stryker’s...
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K2M releases Capri Small 3D Static corpectomy cage system

K2M’s Capri Small 3D Static corpectomy cage system has received 510(k) clearance from the US Food & Drug Administration (FDA). Capri Small 3D Static...
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Additive manufacturing has “changed the trajectory of the medical device industry”

Thomas Mosnier, chief scientific officer of Medicrea—manufacturer of personalised devices such as the UNiD Rod for scoliosis treatment—talks to Spinal News International about the...

K2M releases Mojave PL 3D first-to-market expandable interbody system

K2M’s Mojave posterior lumbar (PL) 3D expandable interbody system has received 510(k) clearance from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA). According to a...

Designing spines: Innovations in patient-specific 3D printing

Three-dimensional printing—also known as additive manufacturing—is one of the most exciting platforms shaping technology across sectors as diverse as art, food production and medicine....
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DePuy Synthes acquires bone defect-treating 3D printing technology

DePuy Synthes has acquired 3D printing technology from Tissue Regeneration Systems (TRD). The 3D printing methods developed by TRS are designed to create patient-specific,...

World-first implantation of 3D-printed vertebrae takes place in Australia

Ralph Mobbs, a neurosurgeon from the Prince of Wales Hospital, Sydney, Australia, has replaced two cancerous vertebrae with 3D-printed implants, according to a report...

Stryker Tritanium PL cage displays superior bone in-growth to PEEK-only and...

A pre-clinical study of Stryker’s new 3D-printed, highly-porous Tritanium PL interbody cage has found that using the device can result in “statistically superior range-of-motion,...
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K2M launches Cascadia interbody systems in the USA

K2M has launched its award-winning Cascadia interbody systems, featuring the company’s Lamellar 3D titanium technology in the USA at the 2016 North American Spine...

First US surgeries performed with 4Web Medical’s curved posterior spine Truss...

4Web Medical has announced that the first surgeries using the company's Curved Posterior Spine Truss system (PSTS) for transforaminal lumbar interbody fusion procedures have...

Spinal Elements and Mighty Oak Medical announce marketing collaboration for Firefly...

Spinal Elements has announced that it will be working with Mighty Oak Medical to market the Firefly surgical guidance system. The Firefly system consists of...