Organometallic Polymers as Drugs and Drug Delivery Systems

  • Charles E. CarraherJr.
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Part of the Polymer Science and Technology book series (POLS, volume 14)

Abstract

The use of metal and organometallic containing polymers in medical applications is widespread focusing on siloxane polymers and to a lesser degree on polyphosphazenes (for instance 1). This work is focused on the use of these polymers as medical materials in applications such as biomedical implants in catheters, blood pumps and breasts.

Keywords

Nutrient Broth Organic Coating Lewis Base Organometallic Polymer Drug Delivery Agent 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Charles E. CarraherJr.
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  1. 1.Department of ChemistryWright State UniversityDaytonUSA

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