In Images: A 3D Printed Liver

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Safer surgery?

Credit: Cleveland Clinic
A new method of 3D printing an anatomically accurate replica of the human liver is now helping to guide surgeons during tricky procedures, researchers…Read More »

report. The 3D-printed models of the human liver are made of transparent material that is threaded with colored arteries and veins. These livers could help surgeons prevent complications when performing liver transplants, or removing cancerous tumors, researchers said.   Less «
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