3D Bioprinting: use of Polycaprolactone in clinical and research biomedical applications

Luca Borro

duo presentation by

Luca Borro, 3D Specialist, 3D Biomedica Advanced Modeling and Printing Technician, Bambino Gesù Children’s Hospital, Rome, Italy

& Andrea Del Fattore, Head of the Bone Physiopathology Group, Bambino Gesù Children’s Hospital, Rome, Italy

Bioprinting is a technology that could revolutionize the biomedical field. It has already been used to engineer constructs that mimic aspects of the anatomical and structural complexity, allowing the production of perfectly functional and “biologically active” patient-specific parts.

One of the most important challenges of bioprinting is the identification of biomaterials that have adequate biocompatibility and biodegradability features to be used in clinical use in humans.

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