At The University of Texas at El Paso a group of researchers led by director of biomedical engineering, Thomas Boland, Ph.D., are in the process of developing 3D Printed breast implants for cancer patients who have undergone lumpectomies. For the printing they use a modified HP Deskjet Printer which allows control of the X, Y and Z axis. Check the video for more details:
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