|국가/구분||United States(US) Patent 등록|
|미국특허분류(USC)||604/24 ; 604/140 ; 604/147 ; 604/290|
|발명자 / 주소|
|출원인 / 주소|
|인용정보||피인용 횟수 : 16 인용 특허 : 0|
Apparatus and methods for dispensing medicinals encapsulated in a biodegradable polymer in surgical and other wounds are described. The apparatus, a microcapsule drug applicator, allows the caregiver to implant or spread measured and uniform quantities of microencapsulated medicinals in or on surgical or traumatic wounds to prevent and/or treat infections. Specific examples where microencapsulated antibiotics may prove useful include, soft-tissue wounds, following debridement and reduction or fixation of open fractures, to osteomyelitic bone after surgic...
An apparatus for dispensing microencapsulated medicinals which comprises a vial to contain the microencapsulated medicinal having an entrance end having a gas entrance opening and a nozzle end having an exit opening, each opening having attachment means, the nozzle end of the vial being substantially hemispherical, and a nebulizer unit comprising a gas chamber having an exit opening, a needle valve having an entrance opening and an exit opening having attachment means, means for activating the needle valve, and a vortex valve having an entrance opening a...