Sung Hoon Kang: A new medical device taking shape

January 27, 2020

Our latest video features the research of Sung Hoon Kang, assistant professor of mechanical engineering at Johns Hopkins University.

Kang is developing 3D-printed cardiovascular implants that can change shape to keep up with the growth of their recipients. He and his colleagues call the process 4D printing, with the fourth dimension being time, and Kang says it has the potential to save both lives and money by eliminating the need for multiple replacement surgeries.

 

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