TY - CHAP A1 - Diego Caccavo A2 - Sara Cascone A3 - Gaetano Lamberti A4 - Anna Angela Barba A5 - Anette Larsson ED1 - Ali Demir Sezer Y1 - 2016-02-10 PY - 2016 T1 - Swellable Hydrogel-based Systems for Controlled Drug Delivery N2 - This contribution book collects reviews and original articles from eminent experts working in the interdisciplinary arena of novel drug delivery systems and their uses. From their direct and recent experience, the readers can achieve a wide vision on the new and ongoing potentialities of different smart drug delivery systems. Since the advent of analytical techniques and capabilities to measure particle sizes in nanometer ranges, there has been tremendous interest in the use of nanoparticles for more efficient methods of drug delivery. On the other hand, this reference discusses advances in the design, optimization, and adaptation of gene delivery systems for the treatment of cancer, cardiovascular, diabetic, genetic, and infectious diseases, and considers assessment and review procedures involved in the development of gene-based pharmaceuticals. BT - Smart Drug Delivery System SP - Ch. 10 UR - https://doi.org/10.5772/61792 DO - 10.5772/61792 SN - PB - IntechOpen CY - Rijeka Y2 - 2020-08-09 ER -