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Biodegradable copolymers based on p-dioxanone for medical application

  • C. X. Song
  • X. M. Cui
  • A. Schindler
Communication

Keywords

Biodegradable polymer Drug delivery p-dioxanone Surgical suture 

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© IFMBE 1993

Authors and Affiliations

  • C. X. Song
    • 1
  • X. M. Cui
    • 1
  • A. Schindler
    • 2
  1. 1.Institute of Biomedical EngineeringChinese Academy of Medical ScienceTianjinChina
  2. 2.Research Triangle InstituteResearch Triangle ParkUSA

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