Controlled drug release from polymers.

  title={Controlled drug release from polymers.},
  author={Judah M Folkman},
  journal={Hospital practice},
  volume={13 3},
Unlike conventional routes of drug administration, controlled-release systems that use implanted, inserted, or surface-applied noninflammatory polymeric vehicles can deliver a steady quantity of drug to a target area over long periods of time. This is now true for drugs of both high and low molecular weight. Some of the devices are described, and existing… CONTINUE READING