3D printing leader Stratasys Ltd. has enhanced its J750 Digital Anatomy 3D printer with advanced bone capabilities that don’t just look real but are actually biomechanically realistic, backed by clinical research.
The software upgrade enables the systems to mimic porous bone structures, fibrotic tissue, and ligaments so medical professionals can create models that behave just like human bone. The Digital Anatomy 3D printer from Stratasys enables physicians to practice inserting screws for orthopedic applications with biomechanical realism similar to human anatomy. The Digital Anatomy printer was first introduced a year ago, with an initial focus on mimicking soft cardiology tissues, such as hearts and blood vessels, using Digital Anatomy software and materials like GelMatrix and TissueMatrix. The technology has helped healthcare providers improve surgical preparedness and medical device makers to conduct testing and train medical professionals on new devices. BoneMatrix material with the enhanced software capabilities extends those benefits […]
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