Specialists of the department of Bioinformatics and Bioengineering Research Institute of living systems FPBI RNIMU them. NI Pirogov and the Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, cosmetics and cellular technologies Faculty of Postgraduate Medical RNIMU them. NI Pirogov in the development of hardware and software based on information biotechnology could create artificial fragments of the hard and soft tissues of the human body, using a 3D printer.
First piece of hard tissue was submitted to the Ministry of Health of Russia stand at the exhibition that accompanied the work of the First National Congress of Physicians in October 2012. Now, experts managed to create soft tissue, in particular, a replica of the human heart.
"The project was implemented at the intersection of information technology and medicine. Its use promising in medical education in the practice of medicine, in particular in transplantation, " — said the director of the Department of Information Technology and Communication Roman Ivakin.
"The success of the project — the effective interaction of Russian Ministry of Health, Industry and Trade of Russia and RNIMU them. Pirogov " — he adds.
By learning dummy can be used to enhance the visibility of surgical manipulation and reproduction, as well as surgical planning. When changing materials on biological perspective can be expected to produce any organs for transplantation.