Medical Sciences


Novel Non-vascular Stent: Economical, Removable and Self-expandable


Medical Sciences

Focus Area:

Non-vascular Stent

Social Benefits:

CSIR-NCL has developed a new class of self-expandable stents with novel scroll design . Key Features :- Economical: 10-20 times lower in price , Removable self-expandable: In vitro study , Longer patency: Expected to be similar to the available self-expanding stents , Raw material: Polymeric-metal composite , Process: Compression molding

Developing Agency:

CSIR-National Chemical Laboratory (NCL), Maharashtra

Technology Readiness Index:

Technology Development

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Brief Description

Description :

Stents for the GI tract: Primarily for esophagus; can be extended to other regions.

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