Investigations of Needle-free Jet Injections

  title={Investigations of Needle-free Jet Injections},
  author={J.R. Schramm-Baxter and Samir Mitragotri},
  journal={The 26th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society},
  • J.R. Schramm-Baxter, S. Mitragotri
  • Published 2004
  • Engineering, Biology
  • The 26th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society
Jet injection is a needle-free drug delivery method in which a high-speed stream of fluid impacts the skin and delivers drugs. Although a number of jet injectors are commercially available, especially for insulin delivery, they have a low market share compared to needles possibly due to occasional pain associated with jet injection. Jets employed by the traditional jet injectors penetrate deep into the dermal and sub-dermal regions where the nerve endings are abundantly located. To eliminate… 

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