Atom sharp needles, the missing link in microneedle drug delivery

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    Abstract

    The skin barrier function is a major challenge for delivery of drugs via the skin. Located in the outermost layer of the skin, the stratum corneum (SC) consists of dead cells embedded in lipid regions, only 10-20 microm thick, tough but flexible and elastic. Hyperdermic needles penetrate the skin succesfully, but nerve rich tissue in the lower skin is penetrated which is simply painfull
    Original languageUndefined
    Title of host publicationProceedings of Medical Devices Conference
    Place of PublicationKopenhagen
    PublisherMedical Devices Committee
    Pages23-26
    Number of pages4
    ISBN (Print)not assigned
    Publication statusPublished - 6 Oct 2008
    EventMedical Devices Conference 2008 - Kopenhagen, Denmark
    Duration: 6 Oct 20086 Oct 2008

    Publication series

    Name
    PublisherMedical Devices Committee

    Conference

    ConferenceMedical Devices Conference 2008
    CountryDenmark
    CityKopenhagen
    Period6/10/086/10/08

    Keywords

    • EWI-14700
    • METIS-255874
    • IR-65249

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