3D-printed ovary bioprosthesis restores fertility in mice.
In humans, the surgical removal of an ovary or ovaries is most often performed due to diseases such as ovarian cysts or cancer, or in conjunction with hysterectomy. In the past, female recipients of ovarian removal have been presented with limited options for long-term endocrine and fertility support. Now, Northwestern University researchers have developed a prosthetic ovary using a 3D printer. The team state that … Continue reading 3D-printed ovary bioprosthesis restores fertility in mice.