Tissue scaffolding, nerve grafting and skin printing hold promise, but there is much more work to be done.
For under $500, researchers have developed an open source bioprinter that they say is on par with machines costing significantly more money.
Modern technologies have taken biomaterials to another level, but hurdles remain in developing next-generation materials.
From manufacturing medical devices and dental implants to bioprinting organs for transplant, 3-D printing is on the verge of revolutionizing healthcare in the coming years.
Recognizing that additive manufacturing is an emerging technology, the agency is providing an outline of its current thinking about the technical aspects of AM processes.
Held in November, the COMPAMED and MEDICA trade fair will showcase futuristic as well as tried-and-true medical technologies.
The precision of 3-D printing more accurately addresses the dynamic nature of the human anatomy.
With the largest patient population in the world, the region has high growth potential over the next few years.
Weighing the advantages of high definition features of micromolding with simpler 3-D printed designs.
Leveraging 3-D printing and injection molding, one team is developing a novel vaginal stent and dilator for a population that truly needs customized technology.