10 Body Parts That Can Be Made With A 3-D Printer

There is a lot you can do to keep your body functioning normally. Unfortunately, despite maintaining a good diet and regular exercise, there are some things that fall out of your control, leaving you to the hands of medical professionals. Thanks to modern advances in technology, many issues can now be addressed with the use of 3-D printing. By incorporating these machines into their medical planning, doctors are able to provide their patients with new body parts, as well as advance their own understanding of how certain procedures can done more safely and efficiently.

10. Blood Vessels

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The ability for blood to travel around your system is extremely important in maintaining proper health. Blood vessels essentially keep your organs running and help transport oxygen and nutrients throughout your entire body.

Unfortunately, issues often arise when it comes to transplants. By building vessels with a 3-D printer, doctors are given more support in terms of getting an appropriate amount of blood flowing through the new organ. This new technology offers a lot more hope to those waiting to get a new organ put in, and it greatly increase the chances that everything will function normally.

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