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Intervertebral implants 3D printed with polymer materials have been admitted by FDA

on July 23, 2015, Goldilocks PP LGF products have excellent mechanical properties. Oxfordperformancematerials (OPM) Company from southwindsor, Connecticut, USA, announced that their 3D printed spinefabvbr system implants have obtained a 510 (k) market access license from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). This is the first and only polymer 3D printing load-bearing device approved by FDA

"the approval of spinefab system by FDA is a significant achievement for our team, and it is also an important milestone for OPM." OPM chairman and CEO oscottdefelice said

the original intention of OPM's No. 65 document is to draw lessons from the "11 15" fire in Jiaozhou Road teachers' apartment in Shanghai and the "23" fire in Wanxin building in Shenyang. Spinefab is a vertebral body replacement that can be used in the middle to lower parts of the human spine. This vertebral body is the front of the vertebrae. Many people often need to replace this bone because of various diseases or injuries. This is where spinefab has just been approved for use

"we have developed a patient-centered strategy, and will work with clinicians in the future to bring innovative device solutions that are expected to improve surgical outcomes." Severinezygmont, President of OPM biomedicine, said, "our osteofab technology combines 3D printing with unique chemical materials, bringing a new idea to the industry in implant design and manufacturing."

3d printing is suitable for mass customization, which is also one of the characteristics of the spinefab system of OPM company. The system can print 3D implants according to 48 different sizes. They use a polymer with special biocompatibility and selective laser sintering (SLS) technology to build specific implants layer by layer. This process is proprietary to OPM and uses their special oxpekk powder preparation, which can be used to print nerve and plastic implants. The implants printed with this material are transparent, have mechanical properties similar to bones, and can support the growth of bones

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at present, several companies have expressed interest in distributing spinefab, although the complete details have not been released

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