A UConn-affiliated medical startup team is working to create a faster, safer technique that will aid plastic surgeons in reconstruction while minimizing the risk of complications.

InPrint Bio’s tool, The BioStylus, allows the plastic surgeon to print a “bio-ink’’ and reconstruct the shape of the resected muscle from the donor site. The material is a natural derivative –whose composition the creators are still keeping under wraps–that adheres to the muscle and supports it, facilitating muscle regeneration and recovery of muscle strength.

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