Using 3D printing for complex pediatric transplantation: an interview with Pankaj Chandak

Written by Pankaj Chandak

In this interview, Pankaj Chandak, from Guy’s and St Thomas’, Great Ormond Street Hospital and King’s College London (UK), discusses his work utilizing 3D printing in preparation for organ transplants, following the team’s recent success using the technique prior to transplanting a father’s kidney to his infant daughter. 3D printing continues to grow in use in the medical field. As the potential of the field widens to include prenatal models, medical instruments and personalized devices and drugs, we are witnessing an increasing number of novel uses for the technology. November 2015 saw the first use of 3D printing in the...

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