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Human Plasma Adsorption to Biomaterials: Fundamental Level Chemical Modifications and Their Effects on BiocompatibilityDownload
The non-specific adsorption of proteins to biomaterials is a process that begins instantly upon implantation and results in the formation of a protein-rich layer coating the biomaterial surface. The consequences of this complex phenomenon are far-reaching and may affect both the biomaterial...
High-frequency ventilation isa radical departure from conventional lung ventilation, with frequenciesgreater than 2Hz, and volumesp er breath much smaller than the anatomical deadspace. Its use has been shown to benefit premature infants and patients with severe respiratory distress, but a vital...
The development of the Edmonton protocol was an important milestone in the process of establishing islet transplantation as a cure for diabetes. However, many challenges must still be overcome, including the shortage of donor organs. To address this issue, we believe that neonatal porcine islets...