3D printed organ that mimics lungs

03-May-2019
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The difficulty in creating functional tissue replacements is the printing of complex vasculature.
New bioprinting technology creates organs that contain their own vascular networks.
Such as lung's blood vessels and airways, and bile ducts and blood vessels in the liver.
Bioprinted human organs might someday supply the transplantation therapy.
Around 114,000 people are on transplant waiting lists in the United States.
Research is done by Rice’s Brown School of Engineering and the University of Washington.
Bioprinted human organs might someday supply the transplantation therapy.

This revolutionary model could have a major impact on organ donations
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