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First provider-based 3D printinglab for complex, personalized implants

First provider-based 3D printinglab for complex, personalized implants

Written by David

January 11, 2019

The top-ranked orthopedic hospital in the U.S. and a leading global medical device manufacturer from Europe have announced the formation of the first provider-based additive manufacturing 3D printing facility for custom complex implants. This innovative collaboration will set the stage to substantially increase the availability and speed of personalized orthopedic care for patients with complex orthopedic conditions in the United States. For more information see the IDTechEx report on 3D Printing in the Medical and Dental Industry 2019-2029 . Since 2016, Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS), ranked No. 1 in orthopedics for the past nine years by U.S.News & World Report, has sourced patient-specific custom implants from LimaCorporate (Lima) which is headquartered in Italy. These devices are intended for treatment of highly complex cases. The new facility, to be operated by Lima, will leverage the combination of Lima’s advanced technology and experience, and HSS’ expertise in clinical care and […]

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