Management of cardiovascular diseases with micro systems and nanotechnology

Kong, L. X., Peng, Z. and Dharmalingam, S 2006, Management of cardiovascular diseases with micro systems and nanotechnology, Journal of nanoscience and nanotechnology, vol. 6, no. 9-10, pp. 2754-2761.

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Title Management of cardiovascular diseases with micro systems and nanotechnology
Author(s) Kong, L. X.
Peng, Z.
Dharmalingam, S
Journal name Journal of nanoscience and nanotechnology
Volume number 6
Issue number 9-10
Start page 2754
End page 2761
Publisher American Scientific
Place of publication Valencia, Calif.
Publication date 2006
ISSN 1533-4880
1533-4899
Keyword(s) cardiovascular diseases
drug delivery
treatment
diagnostics
nanotechnology
micro total analysis systems
Summary Cardiovascular diseases are the leading cause of death and morbidity in industrialized nations and are becoming an urgent health problem for all nations due to the unstoppable trend of an ageing and obese population. Due to the rapid development of micro total analysis systems (μTAS) and nanotechnology in recent years, they will play an important role in the diagnosis, management, and therapy of cardiovascular diseases. It is envisaged that the micro and nanotechnologies developed for treating other diseases shall be explored for cardiovascular applications to reduce the research effort required for commercializing the devices and drugs to meet the increasing demand of the cardiovascular patients.
Language eng
Field of Research 090304 Medical Devices
100703 Nanobiotechnology
HERDC Research category C1.1 Refereed article in a scholarly journal
Persistent URL http://hdl.handle.net/10536/DRO/DU:30026125

Document type: Journal Article
Collection: Institute for Technology Research and Innovation
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