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    3D-Printed Living Tissues a Step Closer

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    3D printing can be used to produce parts of the body such as orthopedic joints and prosthetics, as well as portions of bone, skin, and blood vessels. However, the majority of these tissues are created in an apparatus outside of the patient’s body and are then surgically implanted. Such a procedure may involve making large surgical incisions, posing the risk of infection and increased recovery time. To prevent these complications, a team of scientists have developed a technology to print tissues directly in the body.

    A collaboration among Ali Khademhosseini, Ph.D., director and CEO of the Terasaki Institute; David J. Hoelzle, Ph.D., from the Ohio State University Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering; and Amir…

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    Jun, 19 2020 |

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