Triggered drug release from superhydrophobic meshes using high-intensity focused ultrasound.
Departments of Biomedical Engineering and Chemistry, Boston University, Boston, MA 02215.
- Published Article
Advanced healthcare materials
- Publication Date
Sep 01, 2013
Application of high-intensity focused ultrasound to drug-loaded superhydrophobic meshes affords triggered drug release by displacing an entrapped air layer. The air layer within the superhydrophobic meshes is characterized using direct visualization and B-mode imaging. Drug-loaded superhydrophobic meshes are cytotoxic in an in vitro assay after ultrasound treatment.
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