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Fast 3D Printing of Living Cells While Maintaining Viability

A major challenge to 3D printing living tissues is that many 3D printing techniques are based on using heat or ultraviolet light, which can damage or kill living cells.

To address this challenge, researchers at the University of Twente (UT) in Enschede, Netherlands are taking a page from biochip technology that adapted microfluidics for a variety of biocompatible applications.

 

 

 

 

8 Trends For 3D Printing in Spine

According a systematic literature review in the Journal of Spine Surgery, the fast-growing 3D printing industry could lead to enhanced spine implants, decreased surgical time, and improved patient outcomes in spine surgery. Here are eight trends in the spine surgery industry for 3D printing:

 

 

 

 

FDA Announces Updates to “Refuse to Accept Policy”

7 questions to ask before submitting 501(k)

The FDA recently issued updates to its guidance for its “Refuse to Accept Policy for 510(k)s” for Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research-regulated (CBER) devices and for “Acceptance and Filing Reviews for Premarket Approval Applications (PMAs).”

What You Missed Last Month February Edition (3D Printing)

February was a lovely month and has passed quickly as we celebrated Valentine’s Day and continued to work hard on our New Year resolutions. In case you haven’t had the chance to catch up, here is what happened last month in 3D printing and the Medical Device Industry.

Market Researchers See Double-digit Growth in 3D Medical Device Market

The global market for 3D printed medical devices is poised for rapid growth according to a new market research report by Transparency Market Research.

The firm says the 3D printed medical device market will expand at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 17.7 percent over the next 8 years, rising in value from $713 million in 2016 to $3.5 billion by 2025.

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