Date: 2 months ago   Category: Health

Scientists printed the first full-fledged pancreas


The body is created by means of the three-dimensional bioprinter and has all necessary vessels. Theoretically the person can replace it.

In Poland was succeeded to print with the scientist on the bioprinter the first-ever pancreas with blood vessels.

Experts used the islands of a pancreas collected at animals and placed their biotoksy, allowing cages to live. From this biomaterial the 3D-printer printed body according to earlier created computer program.

In body also created all necessary blood vessels. Theoretically it can be transplanted to a human body, but changes to mice, and later - to pigs are still planned.

Scientists hope that the artificial pancreas can be used for production of insulin. Now people with diabetes depend on insulin injections, the Correspondent reports.

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