Editor: José Juan Escobar-Chávez

Series Title: Current Technologies to Increase the Transdermal Delivery of Drugs

Physical Penetration Enhancers: Therapeutic Applications and Devices

Volume 2

eBook: US $129 Special Offer (PDF + Printed Copy): US $219
Printed Copy: US $155
Library License: US $516
ISSN: 2468-7375 (Print)
ISSN: 2468-7383 (Online)
ISBN: 978-1-68108-364-3 (Print)
ISBN: 978-1-68108-363-6 (Online)
Year of Publication: 2016
DOI: 10.2174/97816810836361160201


This volume covers the methods of using skin penetrating agents, the therapeutic applications of physical penetration enhancers and devices in the market. Chapters cover topics such as transdermal drug delivery through iontophoresis, gene therapy, physiotherapy, skin disorders, vaccination, and pharmacology. Devices covered in this volume include micro needles, nano-carrier and gene delivery systems.

This volume is a handy resource for professionals in medicine (dermatologists), biopharmacy, pharmaceutical technology, drug design and development (scientists and pharmaceutical R&D executives).


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Amparo Nácher Alonso
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Special Acknowledgements

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José Juan Escobar-Chávez
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List of Contributors

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Physical Penetration Enhancers: An Overview

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Isabel Marlen Rodríguez-Cruz, Clara Luisa Domínguez-Delgado, José Juan Escobar-Chávez, Miriam López-Cervantes, Roberto Díaz-Torres
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María Aracely Calatayud-Pascual, Cristina Balaguer-Fernández, Alicia López-Castellano, Virginia Merino
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Delivery of DNA-Based Vaccines with In Vivo Electroporation

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Trevor R.F. Smith, Katherine Schultheis, Kate E. Broderick
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Sonophoresis: Therapeutical Uses and Devices

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José Juan Escobar-Chávez, Pablo Serrano Castañeda, Omar Rodrigo Guadarrama-Escobar, Alma Lidia Aguiñaga-Mireles, Miriam López- Cervantes, Clara Luisa Domínguez-Delgado, Jessica Martínez-Hernández
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Radiofrequency as Physical Approach for Transdermal Penetration Enhancement, Non- Surgical Skin Procedures, Orthopedics and Chronic Pain

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Jennyfer Cázares Delgadillo
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Yunhua Gao, Yuqin Qiu, Suohui Zhang
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Nanocarrier Systems with the Use of Physical Enhancers

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Roberto Diaz-Torres, Isabel Marlen Rodríguez-Cruz, Elizabeth García- García, Clara Luisa Domínguez-Delgado, Patricia Ramirez-Noguera
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Subject Index

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