Rohan A Shirwaiker
Affiliation: North Carolina State University
- Interdigitated silver-polymer-based antibacterial surface system activated by oligodynamic iontophoresis - an empirical characterization studyRohan A Shirwaiker
Edward P Fitts Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering, North Carolina State University, 400 Daniels Hall, Raleigh, NC, 27695 7906, USA
Biomed Microdevices 16:1-10. 2014....
- Nanomaterials and synergistic low-intensity direct current (LIDC) stimulation technology for orthopedic implantable medical devicesRohan A Shirwaiker
Fitts Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC, USA
Wiley Interdiscip Rev Nanomed Nanobiotechnol 5:191-204. 2013..The article concludes with a discussion about some of the critical impending issues with the application of nanomaterials-based technologies in implantable medical devices, and potential directions to address these...
- Effects of cathode design parameters on in vitro antimicrobial efficacy of electrically-activated silver-based iontophoretic systemZhuo Tan
Edward P Fitts Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC, 27695, USA
J Mater Sci Mater Med 26:5382. 2015..58). Overall, the results demonstrate the ability to alter the cathode material and related design parameters in order to minimize the silver usage in the system without adversely affecting its antimicrobial efficacy...
- Biocompatibility analysis of an electrically-activated silver-based antibacterial surface system for medical device applicationsMeghan E Samberg
Center for Chemical Toxicology Research and Pharmacokinetics, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC 27607, USA
J Mater Sci Mater Med 24:755-60. 2013..The study concluded that the technological applications of the surface system for medical devices and surgical tools, which contact human tissues for less than 1.5 h, are expected to be self-sterilizing without causing toxicity in vivo...