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1. Introduction to microfluidics
2. Introduction to Microfabrication techniques for Microfluidics devices
3. Micropumps for drug delivery
4. Lab-on-a-chip: systems integration at the microscale
5. Intravenous port: from concepts to clinical application
6. Coronary drug-eluting stents: still room for improvement?
7. Implantable drug delivery devices
8. Subcutaneous Drug Delivery Devices – Enablers of a Flexible Care Setting
9. Automated Insulin Delivery Systems for People with Type 1 Diabetes
10. Needle-free injectors
11. A current update on advanced drug delivery devices for nasal and pulmonary administration
12. Nanoparticles / Nano platform to carry and deliver the drug molecules to the target site
13. External stimuli-responsive drug delivery systems
14. Encapsulation methods of active molecules for drug delivery
15. Introduction to transdermal drug delivery system
16. MEMS-based Hollow Microneedles for Transdermal Drug Delivery
17. Microneedle technology
18. Dissolvable – soluble or biodegradable polymers
19. Biodegradable Hydrogels
20. Drug delivery systems in cancer therapy
21. Pain Management - Chronic Back Pain Intrathecal Drug Pump
22. Diabetes type I and type II - insulin delivery systems
23. Drug Delivery for Parkinson’s disease
24. Ocular drug delivery systems
25. Drug delivery systems for cardiovascular ailments
26. New developments in intrauterine drug delivery systems and devices
27. Intranasal delivery of antiseizure drugs
Drug Delivery Devices and Therapeutic Systems examines the current technology and innovations moving drug delivery systems (DDS) forward. The book provides an overview on the therapeutic use of drug delivery devices, including design, applications, and a description of the design of each device. While other books focus on the therapy, the primary emphasis in this book is on current technologies for DDS applications, including microfluidics, nanotechnology, biodegradable hydrogel and microneedles, with a special emphasis on wearable DDS.
As part of the Developments in Biomedical Engineering and Bioelectronics series, this book is written by experts in the field and informed with information directly from manufacturers. Pharmaceutical scientists, medical researchers, biomedical engineers and clinical professionals will find this an essential reference.
- Provides essential information on the most recent drug delivery systems available
- Explains current technology and its applications to drug delivery
- Contains contributions from biomedical engineers, pharmaceutical scientists and manufacturers
Pharmaceutical scientists, academic researchers, research scientists and graduate students in universities and in industry
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- © Academic Press 2021
- 11th November 2020
- Academic Press
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Dr. Chappel is a project manager with 15 years of product development experience. In this role he leads the development of wearable Bolus Injectors and flow control valves for drug delivery and manages the MEMS design team. Before joining Debiotech, Dr. Chappel worked with Memscap SA to develop and industrialize the packaging of optical MEMS, and with Max Planck Institute to study the magnetic properties of Li-ion battery materials.
Debiotech SA, Lausanne, Switzerland
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