Cartilage-like hydrogel promises 3D-printable knee implants
22Apr

To demonstrate how their 3-D-printable, cartilage-mimicking material might work, the researchers used a US$300 3D printer ...

Far more than a simple hinge, the human knee is a complex, intricate mechanism, and a knee injury is a painful and debilitating of condition that’s difficult and expensive to repair. Duke University is developing a cartilage-like material based on hydrogel that may make the task of repairing knees easier. The 3D-printable hydrogel allows bioengineers to create bespoke artificial replacement parts for injured knees that are tailored to match the old part both in shape and mechanical properties.

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