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Drug loading of nanoporous TiO2 films

Ayon, Arturo A. and Cantu, Michael and Chava, Kalpana and Agrawal, C. Mauli and Feldman, Marc D. and Johnson, Dave and Patel, Devang and Marton, Denes and Shi, Emily (2006) Drug loading of nanoporous TiO2 films. BIOMEDICAL MATERIALS, 1 (4). L11-L15.

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Official URL: http://www.iop.org/EJ/abstract/1748-605X/1/4/L01/

Abstract

The loading of therapeutic amounts of drug on a nanoporous TiO2 surface is described. This novel drug-loading scheme on a biocompatible surface, when employed on medical implants, will benefit patients who require the deployment of drug-eluting implants. Anticoagulants, analgesics and antibiotics can be considered on the associated implants for drug delivery during the time of maximal pain or risk for patients undergoing orthopedic procedures. Therefore, this scheme will maximize the chances of patient recovery.

Item Type:Article
Subjects:Biomedical Science > Nanoscale biological processes
Biomedical Science > Nanotechnology for human health
Biomedical Science > Nanomedicine
ID Code:797
Deposited By:Farnush Anwar
Deposited On:05 Dec 2008 11:57
Last Modified:05 Dec 2008 11:59

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