An exploratory prototype for a therapeutic capsule to perform ultrasound-mediated targeted drug delivery in the gastrointestinal tract has been developed and is presented as a proof of concept. The design of the capsule and the fabrication of a 5 mm Ø focused ultrasound transducer are also described, with the results of preliminary feasibility tests.
|Publication status||Published - 28 Aug 2015|
|Event||37th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, EMBC 2015 - Milan, Italy|
Duration: 25 Aug 2015 → 29 Aug 2015
|Conference||37th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, EMBC 2015|
|Period||25/08/15 → 29/08/15|