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Paper-art-inspired Stents Help Deliver Drugs

1 month ago   |   By Medindia Health

Stents inspired by paper-cutting art can deliver drugs to the GI tract. MIT engineers used kirigami-style etching to design a stent that can temporarily lodge in tubular organs to release drugs.
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Stents inspired by kirigami could deliver drugs to tubular organs

Stents inspired by kirigami could deliver drugs to tubular organs

1 month ago   |   By News Medical

Inspired by kirigami, the Japanese art of folding and cutting paper to create three-dimensional structures, MIT engineers and their collaborators have designed a new type of stent that could be used to deliver drugs to the gastrointestinal tract, respiratory tract, or other tubular organs in the body.
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