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Microfluidic and lab-on-a-chip preparation routes for organic nanoparticles and vesicular systems for nanomedicine applications.
In recent years, advancements in the fields of microfluidic and lab-on-a-chip technologies have provided unique opportunities for the implementation of nanomaterial production processes owing to theExpand
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Encapsulation of mesenchymal stem cells from Wharton's jelly in alginate microbeads.
The description of a microencapsulation procedure for Wharton's jelly mesenchymal stem cells (WJMSCs) is reported. The applied method is based on the generation of monodisperse droplets by aExpand
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Safe and cost-effective approach to carotid surgery.
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the safety and cost effectiveness of carotid surgery performed altering the perioperative protocol in an attempt to decrease resource utilisation. SETTING Department ofExpand
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Optimised production of multifunctional microfibres by microfluidic chip technology for tissue engineering applications.
This paper describes a method for the production of alginate microfibres using glass-based microfluidic chips fabricated by a photolithography-wet etching procedure. The main focus of the work is theExpand
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Production of polymeric micelles by microfluidic technology for combined drug delivery: application to osteogenic differentiation of human periodontal ligament mesenchymal stem cells (hPDLSCs).
The current paper reports the production of polymeric micelles (PMs), based on pluronic block-copolymers, as drug carriers, precisely controlling the cellular delivery of drugs with variousExpand
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Hydrogel blends with adjustable properties as patches for transdermal delivery.
The effect of different preparation parameters were analyzed with respect to the rheological and pharmaceutical characteristics of hydrogel blend patches, as transdermal delivery formulation.Expand
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Mithramycin encapsulated in polymeric micelles by microfluidic technology as novel therapeutic protocol for beta-thalassemia
This report shows that the DNA-binding drug, mithramycin, can be efficiently encapsulated in polymeric micelles (PM-MTH), based on Pluronic® block copolymers, by a new microfluidic approach. TheExpand
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Effect of the gelation process on the production of alginate microbeads by microfluidic chip technology.
The present paper reports the production of Ba-alginate microspheres by microfluidic chip technology. The general production strategy is based on the formation of an alginate multiphase flow by a 'Y'Expand
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Preparation of cell-encapsulation devices in confined microenvironment.
The entrapment of cells into hydrogel microdevice in form of microparticles or microfibers is one of the most appealing and useful tools for cell-based therapy and tissue engineering. CellExpand
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Rheological and functional characterization of new antiinflammatory delivery systems designed for buccal administration.
The aim of the present paper was to investigate the influence of different formulation parameters on the rheological and functional properties of emulgels (gelified emulsions), intended for theExpand
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