Printing solutions for shark bite victims

Written by Georgi Makin

In the spirit of shark week, 3DMedNet focuses on projects in bioprinting which have shown promise in the treatment of victims of shark bites amongst other emergency injuries. As I have been keenly following Shark Week, I wanted to turn my attention to the potential applications of bioprinting cells, a technique which may have the capacity to aid wound healing and therefore be an effective treatment strategy for victims of shark bites, amongst other emergency injuries. In 2017, the International Shark Attack File reported to investigate 115 incidents of shark bites [1]. Injuries from shark bites can be life changing,...

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