A 3D print of a heart with human tissue at the University of Tel Aviv in Israel. Photo: AFP A 3D print of a heart with human tissue at the University of Tel Aviv in Israel. Photo: AFP
A 3D print of a heart with human tissue at the University of Tel Aviv in Israel. Photo: AFP

3D printed heart with human tissue and vessels is a world first

  • Researchers at Tel Aviv University in Israel say their ‘major medical breakthrough’ will advance possibilities for transplants
  • The 3D heart, which is about the size of a cherry, has cells, blood vessels, ventricles and chambers

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A 3D print of a heart with human tissue at the University of Tel Aviv in Israel. Photo: AFP A 3D print of a heart with human tissue at the University of Tel Aviv in Israel. Photo: AFP
A 3D print of a heart with human tissue at the University of Tel Aviv in Israel. Photo: AFP
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