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Thread: 3D-printed guide could find use in better nerve repairs

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    3D-printed guide could find use in better nerve repairs

    When someone suffers an injury that results in a severed nerve, the usual treatment involves sewing the two severed ends directly back together, or bridging them by suturing in a nerve graft. Such repairs don't always function perfectly, however. What works better is to let the two ends grow back into each other. Scientists at the University of Sheffield have developed a means of helping them do so, in the form of a 3D-printed nerve guidance conduit (NGC)


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    That's awsome. I was wondering will it be more useful for us to observe the construction of human.

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