Controlled-release polymer systems for drug delivery to the brain

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Abstract

The author has developed a sustained-release polymer system that is implanted directly at the site of the brain tumor and thus bypasses the blood-brain barrier and achieves very high local concentrations of drug with minimal systemic toxicity. The polymer, BIODEL, is a polyanhydride, poly(bis(p-carboxy-phenoxy propane anhydride) sebacic acid), (PCPP-SA). The polyanhydrides have a number of features that make them particularly suitable for this study.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Number of pages1
JournalAmerican Chemical Society, Polymer Preprints, Division of Polymer Chemistry
Volume31
Issue number1
StatePublished - Apr 1 1990
EventPapers Presented at the Boston, Massachusetts Meeting of ACS 1989 - Boston, MA, USA
Duration: Apr 22 1989Apr 27 1989

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Polymers and Plastics

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