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Pulmonary Nanomedicine

Diagnostics, Imaging, and Therapeutics, 1st Edition

Edited by Neeraj Vij

Jenny Stanford Publishing

300 pages

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This book explores engineered nanomaterials (ENM) pulmonary effects and familiarizes readers with unique aspects of nanomaterial application and research. Focusing on the diagnostic and therapeutic utilities of nanomaterials in different lung diseases, it discusses the novel applications of nanotechnology for the treatment of airway diseases such a

Table of Contents

Theranostic Applications of Nanotechnology in Chronic Obstructive Lung Diseases. Multifunctional Tumor Targeted Nanoparticles for Lung Cancer. Nasal and Pulmonary Delivery of Macromolecules to Treat Respiratory and Non-Respiratory Diseases. In vitro and in vivo Diagnosis of Pulmonary Disorders using Nanotechnology. Nanoparticles for Targeting T Cells in Allergy and Inflammatory Airway Conditions. Multifunctional Chitosan Nanoparticles for Asthma. Targeted Felivery to Pulmonary Endothelium. Nano-Systems for Selective Epithelial Barrier Targeting in Chronic Airway Diseases. Health Risks of Engineered Nanomaterials in Pre-Existing Lung Disease.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MED009000
MEDICAL / Biotechnology
MED079000
MEDICAL / Pulmonary & Thoracic Medicine