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