The goodness of technology and innovations in the field of medicine has helped numerous patients all around the globe. Talking about organ transplant, the distressing wait is reduced since doctors and medical researchers have incorporated advancing techniques that works to create new organs in laboratories. There is no need to be shocked or baffled with this news because the power of regenerative medicines has been a success story that has aided the process of organ recreation.

Although, the regenerative medicines market might be on a rise, but the development of laboratory-based complex organs such as heart, lung and liver have not been positive.

Organ Reproduction Procedure

It should be known that, even the simplest of organs require a fundamental framework, and quite recently researchers have managed to spot several ways to generate such structures. This technique is effective in cases where the acquisition of a transplantable organ through a donor isn’t possible. Such methods include bioprinting, organ reuse and spinning one using nanofibers.

As soon as the scaffold seems ready, it is important that it gets planted with the patient's cells. Later it is placed in a bioreactor, where there is a need to keep it alive before the transplantation is complete. Even the most suitable match with a living organ donation does carry some risk. The use of immunosuppressive drugs for people who have undergone transplants are quite expensive. Moreover, they even carry certain side effects, and doesn't guarantee if the body will accept the organ or not. Transplants which make use of organs created using the patient's own cells need not require the use of immunosuppressive drugs.

Types of Organ Growth in Labs

Presently, with high stakes encouraging regenerative medicine, below mentioned are the prime ways researchers have selected for the development of organs in laboratories.

3D Printing

The usefulness of 3D printing is expected to take over the overall organ regeneration sector. This technique is quite precise and sounds efficient as researchers can easily print out a synthetic, porous-type scaffold for several human organs.

It is interesting to note that, an international group of researchers have utilized 3D-printing technology to create individually-crafted model organs. In the near future it is expected that these dummy organs would function wonderfully to improve chances of enduring surgery by giving the doctors a good practice while managing lifesaving procedures.


Currently, tissues and organs are successfully being used for a variety of regenerative medicine as well as tissue engineering applications. This is where the decellularization methods are widely preferred for the concerned tissues and organs. The adeptness of cell removal through a tissue is reliant upon the tissue origin and the precise chemical, physical and enzymatic methods which are applied. Do remember that, each of these actions impact the biochemical composition, mechanical behavior and tissue ultrastructure of the residual ECM or extracellular matrix scaffold, which eventually affects the host reaction to the material.


This technique termed as electrospinning is somewhat similar to the concept of 3D printing. Under this procedure, nanofibers almost one-hundredth the thickness of a human hair are collected using a custom organ scaffold. Presently, the field of biomedical is regarded as the important application sector for electrospinning. In addition, the other interesting applications include electrical & optical applications as well as nanofiber reinforced composites.

The electrospinning assembly is capable of modifying in varied ways in order to combine materials properties with diverse morphological structures. It is vital to know that, electrospinning counts valuable for biomedical uses such as wound dressing, tissue engineering drug release, enzyme immobilization etc. Furthermore, the focus also stays on the type of materials which has been electro-spun together with the alterations which have been initiated in the conventional electrospinning apparatus.

The above mentioned organ regeneration methods are renowned and are experiencing swift advancements with a purpose to improve the medical sector. There are special research centers that have careful learnt these techniques and are working to outsource it far and wide on the global level. Doctors & surgeons are also keen on gaining knowledge about organ creation in labs, since it proves as an advantageous step to tackle serious casualties that do require practice & precision with the scalpel. You can learn about regenerative medicine and organ growth in-depth through several medical magazines & websites.


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