16 Apr 2019

#Breakthrough: Scientists printed first-ever 3D heart using actual human tissue

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#Breakthrough: Scientists printed first-ever 3D heart using actual human tissue
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Ajay Patil

Ajay Patil

Asked on 16 April, 2019

Is this heart functional?

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No, the heart does not carry the ability to pump blood.

Angel Malik

Angel Malik

Asked on 16 April, 2019

When such hearts can be transplanted into human body?

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Scientists theorized 3D-printed hearts could be available in next 10 years.

Vivaan Jain

Vivaan Jain

Asked on 16 April, 2019

What is the price of this heart?

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This heart is a small research project and not a unit for transplantation.

Pari Singh

Pari Singh

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Are there other 3D printed hearts?

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Teams around the world are working on 3D printed organs to help with transplantation.