NEWS on implant material, supply

Organs in miniature format

(more…)

Self-charging pacemaker

(more…)

Organs in miniature format

(more…)

Medical Device Manufacturing Using Automation And A Digital Factory

(more…)

Wi-Fi-band wireless energy harvesting

(more…)

3D Printing Plasma Jetting Method for Bone Implants

(more…)

implant files

(more…)

Tissue-engineered intervertebral disc implant

Long-term mechanical function and integration of an implanted tissue-engineered intervertebral disc Gullbrand SE, Ashinsky BG, Bonnevie ED et al. Intervertebral disc degeneration causes back and neck pain, sometimes necessitating disc fusion surgery. Although fusion may alleviate symptoms, it does not address the underlying cause of degeneration. As an alternative to...

Custom made subperiosteal oral implant enables to place definite fixed prosthesis in 6 weeks (german)

A custom made titanium subperiosteal mesh implant may help patients in hopeless cases. (german article) Gellrich N-C, Rahlf B The one-piece titanium fine-mesh implant is fixed with screws. Patients get a temporary denture for 6 weeks, thereafter a fixed bridge. This technique is helpful for elder or somehow sick patients,...