drvarun sqMedical 3D Printing & Bioprinting

Dr Varun Tyagi is a medical doctor who practices in India and writes about remarkable and historical landmarks throughout the medical world.  Dr Varun believes that 3D printing can help democratize medical care, making medical devices affordable and available to everyone on the planet.

 VTT Wound Care

VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland, a research and technology company is researching the cellulose nanofibrils to be used for developing a 3D wound care product to monitor the condition of patients’ wounds while in the hospital. With aid from University of Tampere, VTT is working to promote the growth of healthy skin cells around a wound by creating a solution where a protein attaches to a 3D printed adhesive bandage to facilitate this growth without leaving a scar mark.

 

Source: https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2017-09/vtrc-vid091817.php