Study finds 3D printed titanium scaffolds better than current bone-grafting treatments

At Charité–Universitätsmedizin Berlin, “Europe’s largest University clinic,” researchers are working to prove that, in specific cases, 3D printed titanium-mesh scaffolds offer a better alternative to conventional bone-grafting techniques using a patient’s own bone. The tr...

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Posted on Jan 13, 2018

Phoenix Children’s Hospital translates cancer treatments using 3D printing

Technology’s greatest accolade is perhaps its ability to facilitate connections between people in pursuit of a common goal. When applied to medicine, the implications become particularly pertinent, especially considering the treatment of fatal and almost universally felt diseases like cancer. ...

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Posted on Nov 27, 2017

Cancer treatments at North Colorado Medical Center planned with Lulzbot 3D printer

Banner Health is using the LulzBot TAZ 6 to incorporate 3D printed parts into its cancer treatment. Starting with North Colorado Medical Center’s Cancer (NCMC) … 3D Printing Industry admin...

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Posted on Apr 27, 2017

Ordinary Replicator 2X Used to 3D Print Bone Cancer Treatments

By Davide Sher A study conducted by a team of scientists and recently published on the Dovepress portal showed that it is possible to 3D print patient-specific, biodegradable medicinal implants to more effectively cure bone infections and bone cancer. That, however, is just the beginning of a story ...

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Posted on Feb 4, 2015

OPM Receives Grant To Improve Implant Infection Treatments

By Shane Taylor Oxford Performance Materials (OPM) has received a significant grant over three years from the U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH) National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases (NIAMS). The $ 150,000is to explore new approaches to improve the treatment of ...

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Posted on Nov 20, 2014