Nanomed for implants

Clin­i­cal Hurdles

Ath­er­o­scle­ro­sis causes Steno­sis of the arter­ies that leads to Heart Attack or Stroke
Cur­rent Treat­ment: Angio­plasty with Stent Implan­ta­tion that release drugs

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Drug Elut­ing Stents (DES)

  • In Europe, 4 Mil­lion Peo­ple every year die from Heart Dis­ease or Stroke
  • Every year, more than 2 mil­lion coro­nary angiograms are per­formed in Europe and 1.7 mil­lion are per­formed in the USA with more than half a mil­lion Amer­i­cans to undergo stent implantation

DES Com­pli­ca­tions

  • Inflam­ma­tion of Ves­sel Wall (caused by high ini­tial amount of drug release and non-​biodegradable polymers)
  • Stent Throm­bo­sis leads to Heart Attack, Car­diac Arrest

Osteoarthri­tis is the most com­mon arthri­tis and it is a Pro­gres­sive Degen­er­a­tive Joint dis­ease
Cur­rent Treat­ment: Joint replace­ments by ortho­pe­dic implants

In E. U. + USA > 1 mil­lion joint replacements/​year

Implant Com­pli­ca­tions

  • Infec­tion, Sepsis
  • Fail, Loosen
  • Release debris
  • Implant fail­ure & New surgery

Cataract, the cloud­ing of the crys­talline lens of the eye, is a lead­ing cause of visual impair­ment worldwide

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Treat­ment: Lens sur­gi­cal replacement

  • WHO esti­mates that by 2020, 32 mil­lion cataract oper­a­tions will be performed
  • To avoid Infec­tion and Inflam­ma­tion, patients must admin­is­ter antibi­otic and anti-​inflammatory eye drops, daily, for four weeks
BL offers solu­tions for the treat­ment of major dis­eases by cus­tomized products

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