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Document type:
Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't 
Author(s):
Matl, FD; Obermeier, A; Repmann, S; Friess, W; Stemberger, A; Kuehn, KD 
Title:
New anti-infective coatings of medical implants. 
Abstract:
Implantable devices are highly susceptible to infection and are therefore a major risk in surgery. The present work presents a novel strategy to prevent the formation of a biofilm on polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE) grafts. PTFE grafts were coated with gentamicin and teicoplanin incorporated into different lipid-like carriers under aseptic conditions in a dipping process. Poly-d,l-lactic acid, tocopherol acetate, the diglyceride Softisan 649, and the triglyceride Dynasan 118 were used as drug carr...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
Antimicrob Agents Chemother 
Year:
2008 
Journal volume:
52 
Journal issue:
Pages contribution:
1957-63 
Language:
eng 
Fulltext / DOI:
Print-ISSN:
0066-4804 
TUM Institution:
Institut für Experimentelle Onkologie und Therapieforschung 
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