jet injector


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jet in·jec·tor

an injector that uses high pressure to force a liquid through a small orifice at a velocity sufficient to penetrate skin or mucous membrane without the use of a needle.

injector

(in-jek'tor)
A device for making injections.

jet injector

See: injection, jet

pressure injector

A device that delivers a substance to be injected, often controlled by a timing mechanism, at a specified pressure.

jet in·jec·tor

(jet in-jektŏr)
Device that employs high pressure to force liquid through a small orifice at a velocity sufficient to penetrate skin or mucous membrane without a needle.
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Jet injector is a nearly painless, rapid, needle-free method of drug administration.
There are other advantages of MIT's jet injector over needles: For instance, doctors would be able to control the speed of the injection throughout the duration of the delivery, so it can be quickened or slowed depending on the drug and the patient.
What is the present and future market size of insulin pen, insulin pump, insulin syringe and insulin jet injector globally?
Commercially available jet injectors C* provide limited control, which limits their applications to certain drugs or patient populations," Mitragotri says.
And jet injectors, devices that use significant pressure rather than a needle to send insulin through the body, have also grown in popularity.
Insulin jet injectors send a fine spray of insulin through the skin by a high-pressure air mechanism instead of needles.
According to information contained in a buyers' guide published by the Canadian Diabetes Association, current choices for insulin delivery include syringes, pens, pumps and jet injectors.
A typical line includes web forming, water jet injectors, dewatering, patterning, drying and winding.
PQS certification allows purchase and use of Stratis[R] jet injectors for mass immunization campaigns by WHO, The Global Alliance for Vaccines and Immunization (GAVI) and UNICEFworldwide.
Jet injectors dominated the technology segment with a market share of over 30.
Needle-free drug delivery systems include jet injectors, microneedles, nanopatches, and vaccine implants.
Recent innovations such as insulin jet injectors and continuous glucose monitoring systems also will find a steady growth market as the middle class in many of Asia's developing countries continues to expand.