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Biodegradable Nanofibrous Membrane for Precise Antibiotic Delivery, American Chemical Society Reveals


8/13/2013 7:15:45 AM

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Postoperative infection after cranial surgery is a serious complication that requires immediate recognition and rigorous treatment. On top of the initial costly procedure, a brain surgery patient suffering from an infection must often endure a second procedure to remove and wash out an intracranial abscess, as well as a lengthy hospital stay for antibiotic treatment of the infection. Unfortunately, traditional treatment options for such infections typically utilize local-delivery methods which may result in inflammation, and require post-treatment removal of the parenteral delivery instrument.

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