Sustained release of bactericidal concentrations of penicillin in the pleural space via an antibiotic-eluting pigtail catheter coated with electrospun nanofibers: results from in vivo and in vitro studies

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Chao, Yin-Kai; Lee, Cheng-Hung; Liu, Kuo-Sheng; Wang, Yi-Chuan; Wang, Chih-Wei; Liu, Shih-Jung;
  • Publisher: Dove Medical Press
  • Journal: International Journal of Nanomedicine,volume 10,pages3,329-3,336 (issn: 1176-9114, eissn: 1178-2013)
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  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC4427606, doi: 10.2147/IJN.S82228
  • Subject: drug-eluting catheter | penicillin | R5-920 | pleural space infections | sustained release | Medicine (General) | pleural drainage | Original Research | International Journal of Nanomedicine | nanofibers

Yin-Kai Chao,1 Cheng-Hung Lee,2 Kuo-Sheng Liu,1 Yi-Chuan Wang,3 Chih-Wei Wang,4 Shih-Jung Liu3 1Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital-Linkou, College of Medicine, Chang Gung University, Taoyuan, Taiwan; 2Division of Cardiology,... View more
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