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microsphere

(ˈmaɪkrəʊˌsfɪə)
n
a very small medical particle, containing a diagnostic or therapeutic agent, that is injected into the blood
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US-based drug developer Varian (NYSE: VAR) has signed an asset purchase agreement to acquire the Boston Scientific portfolio of drug-loadable microsphere and bland embolic bead products for treating arteriovenous malformations and hypervascular tumors, the company said.
The newly developed multilayer assembly technology provides a feasible approach to solving the existing problems of a polymer gel microsphere profile control agent [18, 19] and can endow the profile control agent with some new special properties.
Salem et al., "Gastrointestinal complications associated with hepatic arterial Yttrium-90 microsphere therapy," Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology, vol.
From Figure 6, it can be seen that as the length of the carbon chain in the solvent increases, the intensity of the characteristic peak of the carboxyl group at 1703 [cm.sup.-1] is increased, indicating that the carboxyl content on the surface of the microsphere is increased.
Therefore, the polymeric microsphere, a profile control agent, is developed to improve the water swept volume [3].
High-Temperature Thermal Stability of DCA Microsphere The DCA microsphere solution was placed in a high-temperature reaction tank.
Microsphere particles size was determined through laser diffraction technique using a particle analyzer (Zetasizer Nano ZS90, Malvern, UK) [16].
Nouryon completed a 20 million [euro] project at Sundsvall, Sweden that significantly raises production capacity for its Expancel expandable microspheres. These are used to enhance the properties of products ranging from shoe soles and food packaging to wind turbines.
Medical device company IMBiotechnologies Ltd revealed on Wednesday the receipt of the Heath Canada's approval for its lead product, Ekobi Embolization Microspheres, for the treatment of hypervascularised tumors (HVT) and benign prostatic hypertrophy/hyperplasia (BPH).
Unlike this reported study, molecularly imprinted microspheres which show excellent selectivity and binding capacity towards myoglobin in serum samples compared to other reported studies were prepared in the present work.