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Method and apparatus for delivery into the fetal trachea

Title:
Method and apparatus for delivery into the fetal trachea

Category:

Medical device

NCS:
Inventor:
Edmund Y. Yang

Summary:
This invention discloses a method and apparatus for using polymerizable hydrogels to cause tracheal obstruction (TO) for treatment of pulmonary hypoplasia disorders to improve lung development in-utero. Use of the compound can cause effective TO for the purposes of inducing lung growth.

Patent:
US patent pending

Manager:
Stephanie Kimzey


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