Conformal Hydrogel Coatings on Catheters To Reduce Biofouling

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Yong, You; Qiao, Mingyu; Chiu, Alan; Fuchs, Stephanie; Liu, Qingsheng; Pardo, Yehudah; Worobo, Randy; Liu, Zheng; Ma, Minglin;
(2018)
  • Publisher: Figshare
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1021/acs.langmuir.8b03074.s002, doi: 10.1021/acs.langmuir.8b03074.s003
  • Subject: zwitterionic moiety sulfobetaine | Biotechnology | hydrogel layer conformal | biofilm formation | vivo foreign-body response | halamine monomer | surface-bound UV cross-linking | Space Science | Conformal Hydrogel Coatings | hydrogel layer | hydrogel coating | biocidal N | antibiofouling hydrogel coating | 3 days | SGS | Staphylococcus aureus | Escherichia coli | cross-linking density | gradient cross-linking | method | polymerizable monomers | hydrogel fall | Medicine | conformal lubricating hydrogel coatings | venous catheters | protein adsorption | 30 min | Biochemistry | Cancer | uniform hydrogel coating | oxygen inhibition
    • FOR: 110309 Infectious Diseases | 69999 Biological Sciences not elsewhere classified | 39999 Chemical Sciences not elsewhere classified

Reducing biofouling while increasing lubricity of inserted medical catheters is highly desirable to improve their comfort, safety, and long-term use. We report here a simple method to create thin (∼30 μm) conformal lubricating hydrogel coatings on catheters.... View more
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