Breathing easier with a better tracheal stent -- MEDICA - World Forum for Medicine

Breathing easier with a better tracheal stent

18.01.2021

Image: completely biodegradable magnesium-alloy tracheal stent; Copyright: Materialise

Researchers demonstrate for the first time the successful use of a completely biodegradable magnesium-alloy tracheal stent, pictured, that safely degrades over the course of eight weeks and does not require removal.

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Image: stent on a surface; Copyright: Messe Düsseldorf