Mathematical Modelling of Variable Porosity Coatings for Dual Drug Delivery

McGinty, S. and Pontrelli, G. (2017) Mathematical Modelling of Variable Porosity Coatings for Dual Drug Delivery. In: 5 th International Conference on Computational and Mathematical Biomedical Engineering (CMBE2017), Pittsburgh, PA, USA, 10-12 April 2017, pp. 184-187. ISBN 9780956291448

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Abstract

In this paper we describe a theoretical mathematical model of dual drug delivery from a durable polymer coated medical device. We demonstrate how the release rate of each drug may in principle be controlled by altering the initial loading configuration of the two drugs. By varying the underlying microstructure of polymer coating, further control may be obtained, providing the opportunity to tailor the release profile of each drug for the given application.

Item Type:Conference Proceedings
Status:Published
Refereed:Yes
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Mcginty, Dr Sean
Authors: McGinty, S., and Pontrelli, G.
College/School:College of Medical Veterinary and Life Sciences > Institute of Cardiovascular and Medical Sciences
College of Science and Engineering > School of Engineering > Biomedical Engineering
ISSN:2227-3085
ISBN:9780956291448

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