New encapsulating materials for implantable devices

Bazaka, K., Chrzanowski, W., Ivanova, E., Jacob, M., & (2013) New encapsulating materials for implantable devices. In 38th World Congress of the International College of Surgeons, 7-10 November 2012, Brisbane, Qld.

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Abstract

Synthetic, natural, or composite, biomaterials occupy a key position in the management of disease and support continuous advancement of health care. Clinical utility of many permanent and biodegradable implants can be significantly improved via surface modification. Here, we discuss a novel polymer material developed from essential oil-based monoterpene alcohol using plasma polymerisation. The developed coatings are cytocompatible and limit adhesion and proliferation of a variety of pathogens. The coating can also be used to control degradation behaviour of resorbable materials, such as magnesium.

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ID Code: 92065
Item Type: Conference Paper
Refereed: Yes
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > ENGINEERING (090000) > MATERIALS ENGINEERING (091200)
Divisions: Current > Schools > School of Chemistry, Physics & Mechanical Engineering
Current > Institutes > Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Science & Engineering Faculty
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2013 [Please consult the author]
Deposited On: 20 Jan 2016 03:59
Last Modified: 24 Jan 2016 06:05

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