Antibiotic-eluting medical devices for various applications.

  title={Antibiotic-eluting medical devices for various applications.},
  author={Meital Zilberman and Jonathan J. Elsner},
  journal={Journal of controlled release : official journal of the Controlled Release Society},
  volume={130 3},
Infection is defined as a homeostatic imbalance between the host tissue and the presence of microorganisms. It is associated with a large variety of wound occurrences ranging from traumatic skin tears and burns to chronic ulcers and complications following surgery and device implantations. If the wound setting manages to overcome the microorganism invasion by a sufficient immune response then the wound should heal. If not, the formation of an infection can seriously limit the wound healing… CONTINUE READING
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