10-022 - Method and apparatus for delivery into the fetal trachea

Category: Medical device

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