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  • Renishaw showcases innovative implants to maxillofacial surgeons

    ADEPT software image - cranial plate, thickness Global engineering technologies company Renishaw will showcase its additively manufactured craniomaxillofacial (CMF) implants at this year’s British Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons (BAOMS) Annual Scientific Meeting. The meeting will attract many of the country’s top maxillofacial surgeons to the Gala Theatre, Durham, from 20th to 22nd June. Here they will present and receive updates from the field of CMF surgery.

  • Renishaw brings craniomaxillofacial 3D printing expertise to ADT

    Orbital Floor image 180 x 180px At the 2018 Advanced Digital Technology (ADT) Foundation Conference, Renishaw will showcase its medical additive manufacturing (AM) knowledge and experience. The Conference, held at Morriston Hospital, Swansea on June 15th, will explore the future role of innovative digital technologies in head and neck reconstruction.

  • Proslab ensures absolute accuracy with additive manufacturing

    RPD build plate Leading Australian dental laboratory, Proslab, has fully digitalised the manufacture of its cobalt chrome removable partial dentures (RPDs). The laboratory partnered with global engineering company, Renishaw, to install what is thought to be the first metal additive manufacturing machine for dental applications in Australia.

  • Cancer patient in South Wales receives life saving operation

    Rib Implant 71-year-old Peter Maggs received life-saving chest surgery at Morriston Hospital, Wales, during an operation to remove a large sarcoma from his chest. As part of the procedure, Mr Maggs received a rib prosthesis which was designed by Morriston Hospital. This is the first chest prosthesis to be manufactured and implanted into a patient in Britain.

  • Improving patient outcomes with smart implants

    X-ray smart implant - hip Since the early 1900s, surgeons have been using metal implants in healthcare, typically to treat bone diseases including osteoarthritis and inflammatory rheumatoid arthritis, as well as in reconstruction therapy. Though a long-established technology, traditional implants often cause challenges for patients and surgeons. One area currently being developed is smart implants, which improve patient outcomes, bringing the technology into the modern age.

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