Xilloc in the Dutch town of Geleen manufactures 3D-printed implants for the human body out of plastic that living tissue reacts well to. Hospitals from all over the world are placing orders.
According to the German scientists who have developed this method, it could become a standard application for optical detection of infections on implants in the future.
An international team of scientists is researching into ways of using implants to directly target brain areas that are responsible for processing visual information.
Polish scientists have developed a new type of pumice-like bone implant and are also working on a living 3D-printed pancreas for diabetics.
A protective layer of graphite nanoplates on implants can prevent infections in patients. That is what scientists at Chalmers University of Technology in Sweden have […]
A surgeon will soon be able to print an implant, such as a new rib, in the operating room by themselves. This is possible thanks […]
The start-up company Kumovis has won the Munich Business Plan Competition 2018 with a 3D printer specially designed for medical technology requirements. The young company […]