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TitleNew nanotechnologies for the treatment and repair of skin burns infections
Author(s)Souto, Eliana
Ribeiro, André F.
Ferreira, Maria I.
Teixeira, Maria C.
Shimojo, Andrea A. M.
Soriano, José L.
Naveros, Beatriz C.
Durazzo, Alessandra
Lucarini, Massimo
Souto, Selma B.
Santini, Antonello
Keywordsburn wound infection
antibiotics
wound healing
nanoparticles
Issue date2020
PublisherMDPI Publishing
JournalInternational Journal of Molecular Sciences
CitationSouto, Eliana; Ribeiro, André F.; Ferreira, Maria I.; Teixeira, Maria C.; Shimojo, Andrea A. M.; Soriano, José L.; Naveros, Beatriz C.; Durazzo, Alessandra; Lucarini, Massimo; Souto, Selma B.; Santini, Antonello, New nanotechnologies for the treatment and repair of skin burns infections. International Journal of Molecular Sciences, 21(2), 393, 2020
Abstract(s)Burn wounds are highly debilitating injuries, with significant morbidity and mortality rates worldwide. In association with the damage of the skin integrity, the risk of infection is increased, posing an obstacle to healing and potentially leading to sepsis. Another limitation against healing is associated with antibiotic resistance mainly due to the use of systemic antibiotics for the treatment of localized infections. Nanotechnology has been successful in finding strategies to incorporate antibiotics in nanoparticles for the treatment of local wounds, thereby avoiding the systemic exposure to the drug. This review focuses on the most recent advances on the use of nanoparticles in wound dressing formulations and in tissue engineering for the treatment of burn wound infections.
TypeReview
URIhttp://hdl.handle.net/1822/63829
ISBN1424-6783
DOI10.3390/ijms21020393
ISSN1422-0067
e-ISSN1661-6596
Publisher versionhttp://www.mdpi.com/journal/ijms
Peer-Reviewedyes
AccessOpen access
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