Table 2: Additive manufacturing: Advantages and disadvantages.

Methods Advantages Disadvantages Materials Ref.
SLA, DLP Simple and complex
Fast and good resolution
Expensive equipment and materials PEG, PCL, PEGDA [79-84]
FDM Easy to use good mechanical properties Filament required
Cannot used with cells
PCL, PLGA [96-99]
SLS No need for support materials Various of biomaterials Rough surface
Expensive equipment
PCL/HA, PCL [111-114]
Inkjet Cells and hydrogel printed, incorporation of drug and molecules Low resolution
Low mechanical properties
Fibrin, Gelatin [121-122]