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3D systems, a 3D printing company that is responsible for printing things like prosthetic legs, has now partnered with Rita Leibinger Medical to create and print metal knee implants for canines. The metal orthopedic knee implants will be used to fix a very common injury in dogs’ hind legs.

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Knee Replacement Implants-OrthoInfo - AAOS


New technology could help millions with knee pain

A new knee implant may soon transform the way many Americans live. The NUsurface Meniscus Implant, a replacement for the knee joint’s cartilage pad between the thigh and shin bones, has gone into a…


Long-term results of autologous chondrocyte implantation in the knee for chronic chondral and osteochondral defects. - PubMed - NCBI

What To Do If a Knee Replacement Doesn't Bend Normally

Normal motion after knee replacement is usually defined as the ability to get within about 5 degrees of a straight knee, and the ability to bend the knee back to 90 degrees. Most activities can be performed with this motion, but surgeons strive to have knee replacements with motion from 0 degrees (fully straight) to 110 degrees or more. Often full motion is not achieved until 3 to 6 months from the time of surgery.


ConforMIS Customized Knee Replacements - iFit Image-to-Implant Technology

Side by Side comparison of traditional total knee replacement and iTotal® Patient-Specific Knee Replacement System (ConforMIS). Illustrating alignment issues that customized implants intend to eliminate.


Stealthy Cotera raises nearly $8m for knee implants -

The Gender specific knee replacement is meant to improve overall function after a knee replacement in Indian women. Till now Indian surgeons used knee implants that were designed on the average measurements of knee sizes of men & women. The Gender specific or Woman special knee is the only knee implant specifically designed for women.