Nanotechnology in cardiovascular medicine

Devang N. Patel, Steven R. Bailey

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Nanotechnology is a new field of science and technology that has already had significant impact in the development of novel products in industry. In medicine, application of nanotechnology has the potential to develop new imaging agents, pharmaceutical drugs and medical devices with unique physical and chemical properties. This article reviews the potential for various nanoparticles in cardiovascular imaging and therapeutics, nanoporous structures for sensing and implant based drug delivery, and self-assembled monolayers for surface modification and implant based drug delivery.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)643-654
Number of pages12
JournalCatheterization and Cardiovascular Interventions
Issue number5
StatePublished - Apr 1 2007


  • Drug delivery
  • Imaging
  • Nanoparticles
  • Nanoporous materials
  • Nanotechnology

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging
  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine


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