Pulmonary Drug Metabolism , Clearance , and Absorption

  title={Pulmonary Drug Metabolism , Clearance , and Absorption},
  author={Bo Olsson and Eva Bondesson and Lars Borgstr{\"o}m and Staffan Edsbaecker and Stefan Eirefelt and Katarina Ekelund and Lena Gustavsson and Tove Hegelund-Myrb{\"a}ck},
H.D.C. Smyth and A.J. Hickey (eds.), Controlled Pulmonary Drug Delivery, Advances in Delivery Science and Technology, DOI 10.1007/978-1-4419-9745-6_2, © Controlled Release Society 2011 Abstract Delivering therapeutic agents to the lungs requires a deep understanding of the kinetics and dynamics of drugs in this biologically and physiologically complex system. In this chapter these concepts are discussed and include drug dissolution rates in the airways, physical clearance mechanisms of the… CONTINUE READING
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