Charlotte A, Year 11
To what extent will 3D printing revolutionise the world we live in today, if it is possible to 3D print a complex organ such as the heart?
At the moment 3D printing is still a relatively new concept especially in the medical world, however the industry is growing rapidly and by 2020 is expected to be a 5.2 billion dollar industry, this is a 300% growth in just 8 years. Right now the use of 3D printing in medicine only accounts for 8.8% of all of the uses of the applications of 3D printing.
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