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New 3D printing method can produce bone, muscle and cartilage

New 3D printing method can produce bone, muscle and cartilage

A new 3D printing method has potential for use in implants, reports Fox News. The new process, called "the integrated tissue and organ printing system," can be used to produce human-sized bone, muscle and cartilage."It has been challenging to produce human scale tissues with 3-D printing because larger tissues ...

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Surgeons use 3D printing for toddler’s kidney transplant

Surgeons use 3D printing for toddler’s kidney transplant

Photo: Wake Forest Baptist Medical CenterFor the first time, surgeons used 3D printing to aid in performing a kidney transplant from an adult to a toddler.Three year old Lucy Boucher received the kidney, donated by her father Chris. Surgeons used a 3D printer to make detailed models of the father's kidney and ...

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