Stents can deliver drugs to the GI tract -- MEDICA - World Forum for Medicine

Stents inspired by paper-cutting art can deliver drugs to the GI tract

24.06.2021

Image: A long blue stent with spikes; Copyright: MIT

The device has two key elements -- a soft, stretchy tube made of silicone-based rubber, and a plastic coating etched with needles that pop up when the tube is stretched.

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Image: Two white stents on a glass plate; Copyright: Messe Düsseldorf