Stents: Braiding versus cutting -- MEDICA Trade Fair

Stents: Braiding versus cutting

Interview with Prof. Stefan Jockenhövel, Department of Tissue Engineering & Textile Implants, RWTH Aachen

Braided stents are nothing new in medicine, but their manufacturing process is still time-consuming. This is why Professor Stefan Jockenhövel from the RWTH Aachen University and his team want to make machine production possible.


Photo: Stefan Jockenhövel

Prof. Stefan Jockenhövel, © RWTH Aachen

Photo: Stents

Stents are available in many different sizes. Whether braided or cut, they are an indispensable part of modern medicine; © Sonja Wittke

Foto: Simone Ernst; Copyright: B. Frommann

© B. Frommann