3D printing is already used to manufacture orthopedic implants and tools by device developers as large as Stryker — the world’s biggest orthopedics manufacturer — and startups like Restor3d.
A few key innovations in 3D printing materials will enable even better orthopedic devices in the future.
And it’s not a matter of if, but when, said Restor3d SVP of Product Development Nathan Evans, who identified three next-generation materials advances he’s looking forward to for 3D printing orthopedics.
“I think they’re all going to happen,” he said in an interview with Medical Design & Outsourcing. …