Bioengineers grow living bone for facial reconstruction

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Bioengineers grow living bone for facial reconstruction

Researchers have engineered living bone tissue to repair bone loss in the jaw, a structure that is typically difficult to restore. They grafted customized implants into pig jaws that resulted in integration and function of the engineered graft into the recipient’s own tissue.

Original source of this content: https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2016/08/160804172402.htm