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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.

Printable biosensors could make surgery safer

Printable biosensors could make surgery safer

Researchers have developed fully printable biosensor made of soft bio-inks interfaces with a pig heart.

To be or not to be an organoid

To be or not to be an organoid

Scientists at Utrecht University have published a first consensus on what is and what is not an organoid.

Voltaglue to seal up broken blood vessels

Voltaglue to seal up broken blood vessels

Researchers have developed a device that offers a less invasive way to seal tears and holes in blood vessels, using an electrically-activated glue patch applied via a minimally invasive balloon catheter.

Wearable improves care after kidney transplantation

Wearable improves care after kidney transplantation

Scientists have found that a simple device can reduce swelling after kidney transplantation. Clinical trial shows shortened hospital stay for patients and reduced surgical site infections by almost 60 percent.

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