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Two British vets have been able to use additive manufacturing to create orthopaedic implants for small dogs. more

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Dr Jonathan Jeffers of Imperial College London, recently presented data from an ongoing project investigating the development of load bearing lattice structures for orthopaedic implants. more

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Over 300 patients have lost a legal battle with medical device manufacturer, DePuy Synthes, after claiming one of the company’s hip implants were defective. more

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Speaking at Medtec Europe in Stuttgart this week, Thomas Ebel, from german materials research centre Helmholtz-Zentrum Geesthacht, examined the progress being made in developing magnesium alloys for biodegradable implants. more

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Women with transvaginal mesh implants have been exposed to harm because of failings in regulation, experts have said. more

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Opportunity to gain deeper insight into potential interaction between implants and body tissues through high-output benchtop screening. more

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Dave Beeby, principal development engineer, additive manufacturing technology and concepts at Renishaw, discusses the considerations for additively manufactured implants. more

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Ronan Benson, senior industrial designer at Galway-based medical devices design and manufacturing group Synecco explains why you can’t afford to ignore integrated smart technologies. more

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Medical device ‘breakthrough’ for hip and knee replacements uses hard coating technology from the aerospace industry. more

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Now in its 15th year, the Medtec Ireland trade show will be exploring recent advancements in medical devices. more

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Plastics machinery group Arburg is bringing its now-famous ‘Freeformer’ additive manufacturing technology to Interplas to demonstrate the manufacture of implants made from medical-grade polylactide. more

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Three surgeons showcased implant technology from engineering and healthtech company, Renishaw, during a masterclass at the British Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons (BAOMS) conference this year. more

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A research team has successfully used magnets implanted behind a person’s eyes to treat nystagmus, a condition characterised by involuntary eye movements. more

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A UK supplier to the medtech industry is making waves in the Chinese orthopaedic sector with a biomaterial designed for implants. more

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Battery-free implantable medical device draws energy directly from human body more

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Stephen Dyson, head of industry 4.0 at Proto Labs writes. more

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