Contraceptive devices: subcutaneous delivery systems

@article{Benagiano2008ContraceptiveDS,
  title={Contraceptive devices: subcutaneous delivery systems},
  author={G. Benagiano and H. Gabelnick and M. Farris},
  journal={Expert Review of Medical Devices},
  year={2008},
  volume={5},
  pages={623 - 637}
}
  • G. Benagiano, H. Gabelnick, M. Farris
  • Published 2008
  • Computer Science, Medicine
  • Expert Review of Medical Devices
  • Ever since natural sex hormones have been identified, their structure defined and their synthesis achieved, it became clear that their circulating half-life was too short to allow use in therapy. One of the modalities most thoroughly investigated to prolong their duration of action is to embed them in a polymeric matrix and administer them subcutaneously. Research and development activities of devices to be inserted under the skin have focused upon two modalities: the first utilizes the so… CONTINUE READING
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