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Electronically Controlled Drug Delivery

1st Edition

Edited by Bret Berner, Steven M. Dinh

CRC Press

240 pages

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Published in 1998: Electronically Controlled Drug delivery provides an overview of advances in drug delivery using electronics to regulate the delivery profile and optimize therapy.


"…this book is a very worth-while addition to the books on drug delivery…does a good job of educating the reader on the research…"

--S. Venkatraman, Journal of Controlled Release, 60

Table of Contents

Section 1: Introduction

1. Electronically Assisted Drug Delivery: An Overview

Bret Berner and Steven M. Dinh

2. Home-Based Circadian-Optimized Cancer Chemotherapy

William J.M. Hrushesky

Section 2: Fundamentals

3. Electrical Properties of Skin

Jagdish Singh, Steven M. Dinh, and Bret Berner

4. Skin Tolerability: Irritation

Smita Amin and Howard I. Maibach

5. Pharmacokinetics and Dynamics of Temporal Delivery

Ronald R. Burnette

6. Microelectronics

Sietse Wouters

7. Iontophoresis of Peptides

M. Begona Delgado-Charro and Richard M. Guy

Section 3: technical Applications

8. Glucose Monitoring Using Electro-osmotic Transderman Extraction

Janet A. Tamada and Russell O. Potts

9. Medtronic SynchroMed Infusion System

Kenneth T. Heruth

10. Electroporation

Mark R. Prausnitz

11. Phonophoresis

Joseph Kost

About the Authors/Editors

Bret Berner, Ph.D., is Vice President of Development and Analytical Sciences at Cygnus Inc.

Steven M. Dinh, Sc.D., is currently Head of Transdermals Pharmaceutical Research and Development.

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MEDICAL / General
MEDICAL / Pharmacology