Scientists make world’s first 3D-printed heart with human tissue

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Although the organ is only the size of a cherry and cannot pump blood, experts said its creating is a ‘major medical breakthrough’. The heart is believed to the be the first ever to have been printed with cells, blood vessels and chambers. Although the hearts will need more work before they can pump blood, the scientists hope to begin animal trials within a year. Professor Tal Dvir is pictured holding the heart, main.

Original Article: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-6924049/First-3D-print-heart-human-tissue-vessels-unveiled.html
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