Designing a Self-Swelling Pancreatic Stent to Improve Whipple Surgery Outcomes

Team: Pancreatic Duct Stent Design Team

Program: Materials Science and Engineering

Our project involves the design of a novel stent for the purpose of stiffening the pancreatic tissue through occlusion of blood in the pancreatic duct prior to pancreatic duodenectomies (Whipple procedures).

Johns Hopkins Department of Materials Science and Engineering
Dr. Orla Wilson
Dr. Timothy Weihs
Dr. Christopher Shubert

Team Members

  • Tammy Ng
  • Jason Yin
  • Aaron Phogat
  • Hussein Elfayoumy

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