organs

Cyber-physical organ twins to train surgeons

Cyber-physical organ twins to train surgeons

Researchers have developed a range of artificial organ phantoms to serve as training platforms for surgeons.

Electronic nose sniffs out failing lung transplant

Electronic nose sniffs out failing lung transplant

An electronic “nose” is capable of detecting with 86% accuracy when a lung transplant is beginning to fail.

Next step in creating lung organoids

Next step in creating lung organoids

Realistic mini-lungs, grown in lab dishes, feature all cell types that make up the human organ, allowing for “Phase 0” testing of new treatments for respiratory diseases.

Blood vessels grow synthetic tissue model

Blood vessels grow synthetic tissue model

Researchers have developed a cell culture system in which a functional blood vessel system is able to grow within a framework made of synthetic material.

Research programme to bioprint ear and noses launched

Research programme to bioprint ear and noses launched

The Scar Free Foundation has launched a research programme that aims to revolutionise surgeons’ ability to reconstruct nose and ear cartilage in patients affected by facial difference.

3D printed liver to help surgeons prepare for operations

3D printed liver to help surgeons prepare for operations

New research could help surgeons perform liver resections with greater accuracy and deliver improved patient outcomes.

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