Study reveals why polymer stents failed

February 27, 2018

MIT Researchers in DMSE and the Institute for Medical Engineering have discovered why biodegradable polymer stents failed over time, hoping to eventually design and evaluate polymer stents more effectively. Jeff Grossman is among several MIT-based authors in a paper that appears in the Proceedings of the National Avademy of Sciences this week. 

Magnified image of a polymer stent.

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