The Titanium Information Group (TIG), is an association of suppliers, design engineers and fabricators of titanium formed with the intention of promoting the use of titanium.
The aim of the group is...
Article - 11 Jan 2003
Titanium alloys are suited to use in both surgical tools and implants. Material properties that contribute to the suitability, alloys that are used and appplications such as bone and joint...
News - 17 May 2019
Defects of the facial bones and skull are found to be the major challenges for plastic and reconstructive surgeons.
A study reported in the May issue of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, the...
Article - 9 Jun 2021
Researchers at KU Leuven University are looking beyond replacement of teeth and towards regeneration and regrowth of damaged teeth, using 3D printing to restore the tooth’s root.
News - 30 Sep 2016
A 3D printable ink has been developed by a group of researchers from Northwestern University. This 3D printable ink is capable of developing a synthetic bone implant that can rapidly induce bone...
News - 5 May 2016
Researchers at the Johns Hopkins University report that each year, birth defects, surgery, or trauma have resulted in an estimated number of 200,000 people requiring bone replacement surgery in the...
Article - 11 Mar 2021
AZoM speaks with Dr. Kaalan Johnson and Dr. Seth Friedman from Seattle Children's Hospital. 3D printing has many uses at the hospital, from training purposes, to use in surgery, to aiding explanations...
Article - 1 Aug 2003
The human body is a complex system. Biomaterials are materials used to replace parts of the body for various reasons. The development of current and future biomaterials is looked at in terms of an...
News - 8 Mar 2016
EOS supports the University of Michigan in customising a biocompatible material for additively manufacturing medical implants
An adolescent girl has received novel, 3D-printed tracheal splints...
News - 23 May 2013
Every day, their baby stopped breathing, his collapsed bronchus blocking the crucial flow of air to his lungs. April and Bryan Gionfriddo watched helplessly, just praying that somehow the dire...