3D printed heart with human tissue and vessels is a world first

Scientists in Israel have unveiled a 3D print of a heart with human tissue and vessels, calling it a first and a “major medical breakthrough” that advances possibilities for transplants.

It remains a long way off, but scientists hope one day to be able to produce hearts suitable for transplant into humans as well as patches to regenerate defective hearts. The heart that researchers at Tel Aviv University produced is about the size of a rabbit’s.

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https://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/health-wellness/article/3006560/3d-printed-heart-human-tissue-and-vessels-world-first?fbclid=IwAR08w9r04gzHwsf_gP_TyQ48q5BrVHRyp6Xe91BWpN6GvsUVOsB8gwO3SHg

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