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Bis(hydroxyl)-terminated PLA-PEG-PLA triblocks | Nasal packing

After sinus surgery, it is important to use nasal packing to help control bleeding and provide support to separate tissue and structure at the surgical site. The device comprises bis(hydroxyl)-terminated PLA-PEG-PLA. This device functions to fill nasal/sinus cavities following surgery or trauma and to keep mucosal surfaces separate during the healing process.

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Prostate Cancer Cure is Possible

The prostate gland is an organ in reproductive anatomy. This small gland sits directly below the bladder and plays a role in producing seminal fluid, which is a component of semen. It also plays a role in hormone production and helps regulate urine flow. Changes in...

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PLGA microspheres

Zoladex (Goserelin acetate) and Lupron Depot (Leuprolide acetate) for the treatment of prostate cancer and breast cancer. The use of PLGA and PLA-based delivery systems have made it possible to create extended-release formulations, that can lower the frequency of dosing and lesser side effects from medications

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PLGA, a smart polymer for Drug Delivery System

The technology to deliver the necessary ingredients to the target area and sustain the efficacy there for a long time is the medical technology called DDS(Drug Delivery System). Polylactic-co-glycolic acid (PLGA) or PLG is a copolymer of polylactic acid (PLA) and...

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