organs

Novel bioprinter shows potential to speed tissue engineering

Novel bioprinter shows potential to speed tissue engineering

Researchers have found a way to speed up tissue engineering for potential organ regeneration or replacement using a novel bioprinter.

Robotic transplants safe for obese kidney disease patients

Robotic transplants safe for obese kidney disease patients

Researchers report that among patients with obesity, robotic kidney transplants produce survival outcomes comparable to those seen among nonobese patients.

World’s first robotic single-port kidney transplant

World’s first robotic single-port kidney transplant

A robotic single-port kidney transplant, which enables all surgical instruments and the donor kidney to be placed through one small abdominal incision.

AI can detect language problems tied to liver failure

AI can detect language problems tied to liver failure

Researchers have shown that AI can evaluate written messages by patients with severely diseased livers to detect language abnormalities associated with liver disease.

A swifter way towards 3D printed organs

A swifter way towards 3D printed organs

A new technique called SWIFT (sacrificial writing into functional tissue) allows 3D printing of large, vascularized human organ building blocks.

Teaching an organ-on-a-chip to see

Teaching an organ-on-a-chip to see

Organ-on-a-chip technology has the potential to revolutionize drug development. Researchers have succeeded in putting various types of tissue onto chips.