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Transdermal Drug Delivery Devices Based on Microneedles: A Review
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 Title & Authors
Transdermal Drug Delivery Devices Based on Microneedles: A Review
Kim, Byeong Hee; Seo, Young Ho;
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 Abstract
This paper addresses the state of arts of microneedles for the transdermal drug delivery applications. Microneedles can be classified based on materials and shapes. For the materials, microneedles could be made of ceramics, metals and polymers. The shape of the microneedles can be classified into solid and hollow microneedles. Methods of transdermal drug delivery based on microneedle patch are discussed, and various fabrication methods of microneedle patches are introduced.
 Keywords
Solid and hollow microneedle;Transdermal drug delivery;Microfabrication;
 Language
English
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