drvarun sqMedical 3D Printing & Bioprinting

Dr Varun Tyagi is a medical doctor who practices in India and writes about remarkable and historical landmarks throughout the medical world.  Dr Varun believes that 3D printing can help democratize medical care, making medical devices affordable and available to everyone on the planet.

 Stryker Spinal Cage

In 2016, medical device manufacturing company Stryker  announced the launch of a 3D printed spinal implant, as well as a planned 3D printing manufacturing facility which was followed by launch of 3D printed Tritanium posterior lumbar (PL) cage spinal implant which is to be used in Cervical Spine. The Spinal Implant has now received the 510(k) clearance from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA).

 

Source: http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20170920005250/en/Stryker%E2%80%99s-Spine-Division-Receives-FDA-Clearance-3D-Printed