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Engineering students from the UPC create a 3D-printed functional robotic arm

The Arm2u biomedical engineering team, from the UPC’s Barcelona School of Industrial Engineering (ETSEIB), has designed and manufactured using 3D printing technology a customisable transradial prosthesis that responds to the


3D Planning for 3D Printing of custom-made implants in revision hip arthroplasty

Anna Di Laura, Johann Henckel, Harry Hothi, Alister Hart, of the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital, discuss the challenge of revision surgery   Compared to primary THA, revision surgery is more


Personalised 3D printed knee implant could help thousands of arthritis sufferers

Pioneering ‘printed metal’ procedure to create bespoke treatment for early knee osteoarthritis is set to be trialled in the UK following MHRA approval. A groundbreaking new treatment that uses 3D


How technology is changing the future of hospitals

Joe Fernandes, founder and CEO, BuzzStreets, reviews five technologies that are already shaping our hospitals and will be integral parts of the hospital of the future. The medical world including


New way to 3D-print custom medical devices to boost performance and bacterial resistance

Using a new 3D printing process, University of Nottingham researchers have discovered how to tailor-make artificial body parts and other medical devices with built-in functionality that offers better shape and


LimaCorporate to open the first provider-based design and 3D printing facility for custom complex joint replacement solutions

 LimaCorporate and Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) recently announced the opening of the first provider-based  design and 3D printing facility for custom complex joint replacement solutions. Known as the ProMade PoC (Point


European TRIANKLE project will develop 3D bioprinted personalised scaffolds for tissue regeneration of ankle joint

The Research consortium is composed of 12 partners from 5 European countries and counts with a EU funding of €5.9M. TRIANKLE will provide fabrication of personalised implants for injured tendons


Bringing burnt bones back to ‘life’ using 3D technology

Forensic scientists at the University of Portsmouth have discovered a new way of presenting fragile evidence, by reconstructing a ‘jigsaw’ of human bone fragments using 3D printing. In the first


Texas A&M researchers use 3D-printed biomaterials and stem cells to create bone grafts

Researchers at Texas A&M University have combined 3D printing, biomaterial engineering and stem cell biology to create superior, personalised bone grafts. When implanted at the site of repair, the researchers


3D printing to help tortured bones

William Wier, of Yale University, speaks with Dr David Frumberg, assistant professor of orthopaedics and rehabilitation at Yale School of Medicine, about his modern approach to improving medical care For