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‘Room to Grow’: an interview with Dr. Daniel Bomze about LithaBone HA 480, TCT Magazine

Oli Johnson speaks to Daniel Bomze, Director of Medical Solutions at Lithoz, about the new LithaBone HA 480 material for 3D-printed bone replacements.

Bioabsorbable bone replacements which can be 3D printed to suit individual patients: to the general public, this might seem like something out of a science-fiction movie. Speaking to Lithoz in 2023, it’s a reality.

Last year, the ceramics 3D printing company announced the development of its new material, LithaBone HA 480, a bioabsorbable bone graft substitute based on hydroxyapatite, a natural mineral that is the major element of human bone.

The new material enables easier-to-clean parts with higher wall thicknesses than previous Lithoz bone replacement materials, from 1.6mm to 10mm, as well as strongly reduced overpolymerisation, according to the company, and a ten-fold longer shelf life.

Read the full article here in TCT Magazine Europe Edition, Volume 31, Issue 2.

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