VERDICT: How close are 3D printed organs to reality?

Sept. 6th, 2018

The financial year of 2017/18 saw the highest number of organs ever donated in the UK. However, as organ donation figures continue to rise so too does the demand for transplants.

By 2020 a new opt-out system for organ donation could be put in place across England if parliament approves “Max’s Law”.

However, with the Medical University of Vienna 3D printing a human placenta earlier this year and biotech company BIOLIFE4D aiming to print a human heart by 2019, could 3D printed organs soon be the much-needed solution to the organ donation crisis?

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