Chung-Ang University Korea Successful with 3D-Printing Chest Transplant

Song Soo-Youn reports for Korea Biomedical Review that a 3D-printing based chest transplantation was successfully undertaken in South Korea by Professor Park Byung-Joon and his research team at Chung-Ang University Hospital Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery. The operation was done on a patient with sarcoma, a malignant tumor that invaded the thorax. Read Ms. Soo-Youn’s story for this fascinating medical-driven 3D printing breakthrough.

Lead Research/Investigator:

Professor Park Byung-Joon