News - 7 Jan 2012
Pioneer Surgical, a company specializing in medical devices, has announced the start of human clinical study of its three-dimensionally shaped bone graft product called nanOss Bioactive 3D that...
News - 22 Feb 2011
Specific grades of DuPont engineering polymers that meet demanding requirements for use in medical equipment form the focal point of the company's exhibit on stand 4538 at Medtec Europe 2011 in...
News - 2 Nov 2009
Ceram, a global expert in materials testing, analysis and consultancy announces that it offers a full suite of testing for Yttria-Stabilised Zirconia (YSZ), destined for surgical implants, as defined...
News - 15 Mar 2010
Chemotherapy, followed by the surgical removal of the affected tissue is the treatment usually adapted to bone tumors. An implant which can fill the areas of subtraction, while releasing...
Article - 22 Jun 2017
While prosthetic devices have continued to advance throughout history, 3D printing technology has emerged as a revolutionary way to enhance this medical device by avoiding the traditional negative...
News - 30 May 2015
A recent report published by Transparency Market Research states that the global 3D printing in medical applications market, which stood at US$354.5 million in 2012 is anticipated to reach US$965.5...
News - 6 Apr 2010
Orthopedic surgeons are often hamstrung by less-than-ideal grafting material when performing surgeries for complex bone injuries resulting from trauma, aging or cancer.
Conventional synthetic bone...
Article - 29 Jan 2014
Ken Smith, Business Development Manager at Olympus NDT, talks to AZoM about recent advancements in handheld X-ray fluorescence (XRF) and how these have benefited a variety of industries.
News - 10 Aug 2005
Research on new materials and coatings in EUREKA project E! 2866 VASCUCHARGE will extend the life of synthetic vascular grafts from months to years, saving on average €7,000 per operation. As...
Article - 19 Sep 2005
Research continues worldwide on methods to improve the efficiency and integrity of hip replacement procedures. The present investigation focused on the insertion procedure of the implant into the...