- Bioactive immobilization of r-hirudin on CVD-coated metallic implant devicesJ Lahann
Department of Macromolecular and Textile Chemistry, RWTH Aachen, Germany
Biomaterials 22:817-26. 2001..In vitro results indicate that the bioactively coated stents are less thrombogenic than virgin metallic stents. Surface-bound r-hirudin decreases platelet adhesion drastically due to interactions between platelets and r-hirudin...