First Ever Opposite Lung, Living Donor Lung Transplant Takes Place Thanks to 3D Printing

We all are aware that 3D printing has been helping advance several different types of surgeries. It’s doing this in two ways; first by giving surgeons the option of a variety of new types of 3D printed implants, and second by allowing surgeons to print replica organs for a better understanding of the procedures that they are about to initiate. Continue reading “First Ever Opposite Lung, Living Donor Lung Transplant Takes Place Thanks to 3D Printing”

UConn Students 3D Print Two Different Artificial Kidneys

We’ve been hearing a lot lately about the possibility of 3D bioprinting organs, such as livers, kidneys and hearts. In fact, many experts within the medical field expect 3D printing to have progressed enough in the next ten years, to make all this possible. Researchers are already 3D printing parts of certain organs, and new discoveries are unveiled. Continue reading “UConn Students 3D Print Two Different Artificial Kidneys”