site-specific delivery


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site-specific delivery

Any of the techniques to help a therapeutic agent concentrate in the organ where it will have the greatest effect. These include attaching a drug to a monoclonal antibody or administering prodrugs that are converted to active agents only in targeted cells.
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site-specific delivery

Techniques used to help a therapeutic agent concentrate in the organ where it will have the greatest effect. These include attaching a drug to a monoclonal antibody or administering prodrugs that are converted to active agents only in targeted cells.
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The site-specific delivery targets the medication's site of action in the spinal cord, thereby minimizing the dose requirements and side effects compared to oral administration of the same drugs.
Radiance Medical Systems develops site-specific delivery catheters for the delivery of radiation to prevent restenosis following the interventional treatment of atherosclerosis.
The ATRIGEL technology was initially developed for local site-specific delivery of an antibiotic for the treatment of periodontal disease.

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