Drug-Device Combination Products: Delivery Technologies and Applications

Drug-Device Combination Products: Delivery Technologies and Applications

by Andrew Lewis

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781845697488
Publisher: Elsevier Science
Publication date: 12/15/2009
Series: Woodhead Publishing Series in Biomaterials
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 560
File size: 10 MB

About the Author

Andrew Lewis is Research&Technology Director for Biocompatibles UK Ltd and Visiting Professor of Biomaterials&Drug Delivery at the University of Brighton.

Table of Contents

Part 1 Overview: Drug-device combination products; Enabling drug delivery from combination products; Nanomedical drug-device combination products. Part 2 Areas of application: Catheter-based drug-device combination products: An overview; Catheter-based drug-device combination products: The anti-infective 5-fluorouracil-coated central venous catheter; Future outlook for drug eluting stents (DES); Drug eluting beads (DEB) in the treatment of liver cancer; Antibiotic-loaded bone cements; Glass-ionomer cements as drug-device combination products; Bone graft substitutes as drug-device combination products; Antibacterial releasing dental restorative materials; Collagen-based dressings as therapeutic agents for wound healing; Drug-device combination products for occular applications. Part 3 Development of drug-device combination products: Safety and efficacy issues in designing drug-device combination products: The case of drug eluting stents (DES); Preclinical testing of drug-device combination products; Sterilisation of drug-device combination products; Innovation and patent issues in the development of drug-device combination products: The case of drug eluting stents (DES); Regulation of drug-device combination products in Europe; (28a) Regulation of drug-device combination products in the USA.

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