Chapter 11 Pharmacologic modification of materials

Jeffrey A. Hubbell

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Several approaches have been used to develop biomaterials with pharmacologic activity for use in cardiovascular medicine. These approaches depend upon whether the active agent is to be: (i) released slowly from the device; or (ii) retained in bound form indefinitely. The approaches also depend upon whether the pharmacologic activity of the agent is designed to modulate local: (i) coagulation; (ii) platelet function; or (iii) cell function in the vessel.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)121-127
Number of pages7
JournalCardiovascular Pathology
Issue number3 SUPPL.
StatePublished - Jan 1 1993

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pathology and Forensic Medicine
  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine


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