3D-Printable Knee Implants May Help Damaged Knees

April 19, 2017

(UPI) – Researchers have developed a cartilage-mimicking material made from 3D-printed hydrogel that may one day allow 3D-printed knee implants in humans. The hydrogel-based material developed by researchers at Duke University is the first to match human cartilage in strength and elasticity while also remaining 3D-printable and stable inside the body.

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