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3D printers may soon be making spare parts for flawed hearts

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As costs decrease and discoveries accelerate, scientists predict that 3D printers will become routine tools for heart care, too.

Washington

IN the cardiac operating room of the future, a surgeon may repair your damaged heart with personalised parts made to fit your precise anatomy - bypassing donor lists and immune-suppressing drugs.

It sounds far-fetched, but in some ways this future is already here.

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