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Functionalization of gauzes with liposomes entrapping an anti-inflammatory drug: A strategy to improve wound healing

  • REACTIVE & FUNCTIONAL POLYMERS, 73(10), 1328-1334, 2013

Publisher: Elsevier

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Abstract From ancientness, suitable materials have been developed to cover the wounds in order to prevent infections and promote proper wound healing. In this study, the successful development of functionalized nonwoven gauzes with liposomes entrapping anti-inflammatory piroxicam is reported. Piroxicam is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) that can suppress a persistent inflammatory response, leading to improved wound healing. The results demonstrated that the highest \NSAID\ concentration released is achieved when gauzes were previously cationized with poly(diallyldimethylammonium ...

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