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Treatment to Render Implants Resistant to Diabetes
Diabetes plays a role in the functionality of biomaterials in the body. Hyperglycemia, the condition arising from high blood sugar levels, causes occlusion and restenosis of vascular grafts and degeneration of heart valves. These conditions lead to heart disease, which made up 68% of all diabetes-related deaths in the U.S. in 2004[1]. A primary ...
Published: 1/17/2013   |   Inventor(s): Agneta Simionescu, Dan Simionescu, James Chow
Keywords(s): Biomaterials - Cardiovascular, Cardiovascular, Medical Device
Category(s): Biomedical Sciences
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