Novel Stent Material for Slow-release Drug Delivery to the Urethra

  • Novel stent material for slow-release drug delivery to the urethra
  • Unmet need: Effective mechanism to deliver drugs to the urethra
  • Technology: Modified thermoplastic polyurethane (TPU) elastomer compatible with currently used urethral stents

Website

https://uconn.flintbox.com/technologies/1D34C9338AE04FE8A3301A17E7571954

Potential Applications

  • Use by pediatric and adult urologists to prevent strictures after surgery or treat urethral cancers
  • Use by hospitals to prevent strictures after traumatic or iatrogenic urethral injuries

Contact Information

Name: Amit Kumar

Email: a.kumar@uconn.edu

Phone: (860) 486-6938