Date: 07 May 2009

Magnetic Nanoparticles for Local Drug Delivery Using Magnetic Implants

* Final gross prices may vary according to local VAT.

Get Access


This chapter is a brief description of the state of the art of the field of targeted drug delivery using magnetic implants. It describes the advantages and drawbacks of the use of internal magnets to concentrate magnetic nanoparticles near tumor locations, and the different approaches to this task performed in vitro and in vivo reviewed in literature are presented.