PrinterPrezz Announces ISO 13485:2016 Certification for 3D Printing of Medical Devices

June 19, 2019—FREMONT, CA—PrinterPrezz, Inc., a trailblazer in combining metal 3D printing, nanotechnologies and surgical expertise to design and manufacture next generation medical devices, today announced the company has achieved ISO 13485:2016 certification for Quality Management Systems for medical devices. ISO 13485:2016 certification is a requirement for regulatory purposes and is an international standard that…

PrinterPrezz Establishes Co-Location Center to Accelerate Additive Manufacturing of Medical Devices

June 11, 2019—FREMONT, CA—PrinterPrezz, Inc., a trailblazer in combining metal 3D printing, nanotechnologies and surgical expertise to design and manufacture next generation medical devices, today announced that it has partnered with UCSF Surgical Innovations, an incubator-accelerator for medtech innovators at UC San Francisco. Together, both groups are focused on bringing advanced medical devices to market…

The Burden of Revision Spine Surgery

Introduction: Instrumented spinal fusion is a common procedure for patients with spinal deformity or degenerative wear-and-tear disorders.  Today, most patients do well following spine surgery even 8 years after surgery but some will ultimately require a revision or a “re-do” of their primary surgery(1) . As the field of spine surgery evolves, allowing older and…

Cardiac 3D Printing: The Heart of the Matter

Over the past decade, there has been an exponential increase in the utilization of 3D printing technologies for cardiovascular applications.  3D printing is being utilized in many cardiovascular centers of excellence for surgical planning and simulation, trainee education and patient counseling.  Surgical planning and pre-procedural simulation To attain the best surgical outcomes, cardiac surgeons need…

Bone Quality and Orthopaedic Surgery

Introduction:             Osteoporosis and osteopenia, characterized by impaired bone structure, mass, and strength, have become increasingly common as our population ages. While osteoporosis has many socioeconomic implications, it also carries significant medical consequences. These can include delayed fracture healing and poor outcomes following surgeries as they rely on successful implant osseointegration such as spinal fusion…

Greg Morris Joins PrinterPrezz’s Board of Advisors

From medical implants to smart capsules, the use of 3D printing in the medical arena continues to grow. PrinterPrezz—a company focused on the creation of advanced medical devices using metal 3D printing, nano and semiconductor technologies—aims to take the industry to a new level with the assistance of Greg Morris, a pioneer in additive manufacturing (AM). He was recently…

Greg Morris Joins PrinterPrezz’s Board of Advisors

“We’re thrilled to have Greg join our board of advisors to help PrinterPrezz revolutionize the medical 3D printing industry,” said Shri Shetty, CEO of PrinterPrezz. “We’re at an inflection point, where additive manufacturing has the potential to transform modern medicine and surgery, creating new options and improved clinical outcomes for doctors and patients. Greg’s experience…

Greg Morris Joins Board of Medical Device Company PrinterPrezz

Medical device manufacturer PrinterPrezz Inc., located in Fremont, California, USA, has announced that Additive Manufacturing pioneer Greg Morris, formally of Morris Technologies and GE Aviation, is to join its advisory board. Having founded Morris Technologies in Cincinnati in 1995, Morris is widely recognised for his contribution to the growth of Additive Manufacturing, both on a…