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How 3D-printed organs could save the lives of transplant patients

A new technique has the potential to help patients who are waiting for tissues and organs. Image: REUTERS/Ralph Orlowski

Saman Naghieh

Design Engineer & Research Assistant, University of Saskatchewan

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a diagram showing how large nerve injuries (larger than 2 cm) need a scaffold to act as a bridge to connect two sides of the injured nerve.
Large nerve injuries (larger than 2 cm) need a scaffold to act as a bridge to connect two sides of the injured nerve. Image: Saman Naghieh
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A 3D printed, artificial ear made of biomaterial and cells. Image: Saman Naghieh
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