Smooth muscle chemical pacemaker

Michael Hoey, Pete Gehlbach

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Methods and articles of manufacture are provided for treating disorders of smooth muscle function in organ systems. A treatment element comprises a biocompatible polymer matrix loaded with a neuroactive substance. The device is placed in contact with the targeted organ system in a manner effecting a therapeutic effect on the smooth muscle function of the organ system.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)774
Number of pages1
JournalBiotechnology Advances
Issue number3-4
StatePublished - 1997
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biotechnology
  • Bioengineering
  • Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology


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