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Conversion of titania (TiO₂) into conductive titanium (Ti) nanotube arrays for combined drug-delivery and electrical stimulation therapy

Author:
Gulati, Karan, Maher, Shaheer, Chandrasekaran, Soundarrajan, Findlay, David M., Losic, Dusan
Source:
Journal of materials chemistry B 2016 v.4 no.3 pp. 371-375
ISSN:
2050-7518
Subject:
drugs, electrical treatment, electrodes, nanotubes, prostheses, therapeutics, titanium, titanium dioxide
Abstract:
The conversion of titania (TiO₂) nanotubes into titanium (Ti), while preserving their nanotubular structures, is demonstrated. Their application as bone implants and electrodes for combined local drug delivery and electrical stimulation therapy is proposed.
Agid:
6423816