Materialise and DePuy Synthes collaborate to deliver titanium craniomaxillofacial implants

Materialise and DePuy Synthes collaborate to deliver titanium craniomaxillofacial implants

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Jul 26, 2016
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Software and 3D printing solutions company Materialise (Leuven, Belgium) has announced a new collaboration withDePuy Synthes (PA, USA), a member of the Johnson & Johnson Family of Companies that specializes in orthopedic and neurological products for reconstruction following trauma and disease. The new partnership will see Materialise’s patient-specific craniomaxillofacial (CMF) implants delivered via DePuy Synthes TRUMATCH CMF Solutions across Australia and Europe.

Materialise specialize in 3D planning and printing for medical applications, including the development of 3D planning software and patient-specific guides and implants. DePuy Synthes CMF offers systems to produce implants and instruments for treatment following facial trauma, tumor resection and reconstruction. At present, TRUMATCH CMF already includes Proplan CMF: a collaborative solution for planning and personalized guides for CMF surgery.

Materialise Founder and CEO, Wilfried Vancraen, commented: “Together with DePuy Synthes, we have successfully enabled better surgical outcomes through surgical planning and patient-specific guides, and are proud that this new collaboration will now empower even more CMF surgeons to discover the benefits of 3D-printed, patient-specific implants as well.”

Source: www.materialise.com/press/materialise-nv-announces-new-collaboration-with-depuy-synthes
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Lauren Pulling

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I am the Digital Editor of Neurology Central, a free online knowledge hub powered by Future Science Group, which brings together the latest news and opinions for those in the neurology and neuroscience fields.

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