A novel bioabsorbable drug-eluting tracheal stent
Zhu, G. H.
Ng, Anthony H. C.
Venkatraman, Subbu S.
Boey, Freddy Yin Chiang
Wee, Amilia L. Y.
Trasti, Scott L.
Lim, Lynne Hsueh Yee
Date of Issue2011
School of Materials Science and Engineering
Currently available silicone and metallic stents for tracheal stenosis are associated with problems of granulations, mucus trapping, and difficult removals. Our aim was to develop a novel bioabsorbable tracheal stent with mitomycin C (MMC) drug elution to circumvent such problems.
© 2011 The American Laryngological, Rhinological, and Otological Society, Inc.