3D printers to revolutionize the medical field with printable kidneys and livers

By David Tom
Aug 14, 2013
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  1. Although 3D printers have been criticized for the potential health risks associated with their use in poorly ventilated areas, we must also acknowledge the tremendous amount of good they could potentially bring to the medical field.

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  2. lmike6453

    lmike6453 TS Enthusiast Posts: 100   +6

    Once this becomes practical this is amazing! To provide something health wise that we are the most short on....human organs with living
  3. RenGood08

    RenGood08 TS Booster Posts: 185   +13

    This is truly an incredible innovation in the medical field. Now people won't have to wait around for the right donor and more people can be saved. It just needs to be perfected. That is incredible! Truly, truly incredible!
    Jad Chaar likes this.
  4. VitalyT

    VitalyT Russ-Puss Posts: 3,106   +1,376

    We are short walk from seeing certain fresh-print extremities sold off xxx websites...
    SalaSSin and RenGood08 like this.
  5. Jad Chaar

    Jad Chaar TS Evangelist Posts: 6,477   +965

    There is a fantastic article in the August 2013 issue of Popular Science about 3D printing in the medical field. If you like this type of stuff, check it out.
  6. RenGood08

    RenGood08 TS Booster Posts: 185   +13

    I'll have to look into it. Thanks for the tip!
  7. Misagt

    Misagt TS Booster Posts: 94   +40

    Very exciting news, great to see some truly amazing scientific progress in this field.

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