Gary Bacon

custom 3D-printed ‘electronic glove’ fits your heart without skipping a beat

Scientists have created a revolutionary new electronic membrane that could replace pacemakers, fitting over a heart to keep it beating regularly over an indefinite period of time.

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Amazing. Using new 3D printing technology and modeling a custom fitted sleeve can be made for a patient. Since it is flexible it fits snuggly and can stimulate the heart when needed. Definitely a space to keep an eye on. #baconradar

Source: The Independent

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