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3D Printed Cushion

Italian Researchers 3D Bioprint a Human Cell-Laden Meniscus

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by Hanna Watkin
Published Mar 12, 2019
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In what is believed to be a world first, researchers from the Istituto Ortopedico in Rizzoli, Bologna, 3D bioprinted a human cell-laden collagen meniscus (aka the cartilage that cushions your thighbone and shinbone).