• Active species in N2 and N2-O2 afterglows for surface treatments 

    Ricard, André; Pointu, Anne Marie; Villeger, Sandrine; Canal Barnils, Cristina (2010)
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    Production of active species is studied in N2 and in N2-O2 afterglows of electrical discharges at low and atmospheric gas pressures. They are produced in microwave discharges in a large range of gas pressures from a few ...
  • A novel strategy to enhance interfacial adhesion in fiber-reinforced calcium phosphate cement 

    Gallinetti, Sara; Mestres, Gemma; Canal Barnils, Cristina; Persson, Cecilia; Ginebra Molins, Maria Pau (Elsevier, 2017-11-01)
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    Calcium phosphate cements (CPCs) are extensively used as synthetic bone grafts, but their poor toughness limits their use to non-load-bearing applications. Reinforcement through introduction of fibers and yarns has been ...
  • Antibiotic-loaded polypropylene surgical meshes with suitable biological behavior by plasma functionalization and polymerization 

    Labay, Cédric Pierre; Canal Arias, José Ma; Modic, Martina; Cvelbar, Uros; Quiles Pérez, María Teresa; Armengol Carrasco, Manuel; Arbós Vilà, Maria Antonia; Gil Mur, Francisco Javier; Canal Barnils, Cristina (2015-12-01)
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    Hernia repair is one of the most common operations in general surgery, and its associated complications typically relate to infections, among others. The loading of antibiotics to surgical meshes to deliver them locally ...
  • Antifouling coatings for dental implants: Polyethylene glycol-like coatings on titanium by plasma polymerization 

    Buxadera Palomero, Judit; Canal Barnils, Cristina; Torrent Camarero, Sergi; Garrido Dominguez, Beatriz; Gil Mur, Francisco Javier; Rodríguez Rius, Daniel (2015-06-01)
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    Titanium dental implants are commonly used for the replacement of lost teeth, but they present a considerable number of failures due to the infection on surrounding tissues. The aim of this paper is the development of a ...
  • Biofunctional polyethylene glycol coatings on titanium: an in vitro-based comparison of functionalization methods 

    Buxadera Palomero, Judit; Calvo muñoz, Cristina; Torrent Camarero, Sergi; Gil Mur, Francisco Javier; Mas Moruno, Carlos; Canal Barnils, Cristina; Rodríguez Rius, Daniel (Elsevier, 2017-04-01)
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    Three methods for the production of Polyethylene glycol (PEG) coatings on titanium are compared, i.e. plasma polymerization, electrodeposition and silanization. The compared deposition methods presented similar wettability ...
  • Biological decontamination using high and reduced pressure nitrogen afterglows 

    Sarrette, Jean-Philippe; Cousty, Sarah; Clement, Frank; Canal Barnils, Cristina; Ricard, André (2012-06)
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    Typical results quantifying the antibacterial efficiencies of high and reduced pressure nitrogen afterglows are presented, using the same microbiological protocol. In parallel, the diffusion of the nitrogen atoms through ...
  • Biomateriales textiles: plasma para regular la liberación de fármacos 

    Canal Barnils, Cristina (2012)
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    Materiales textiles encuentran aplicaciones como biomateriales para la reparación y regeneración de distintas patologías tanto en tejidos blandos como en tejidos duros y su uso como sistemas de liberación controlada de ...
  • Calcium phosphate cements as drug delivery materials 

    Ginebra Molins, Maria Pau; Canal Barnils, Cristina; Español Pons, Montserrat; Pastorino, David; Montufar Jiménez, Edgar Benjamin (2012-01-25)
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    Calcium phosphate cements are used as synthetic bone grafts, with several advantages, such as their osteoconductivity and injectability. Moreover, their low-temperature setting reaction and intrinsic porosity allow for the ...
  • Comparison of the effects of corona and low pressure plasma on the release of caffeine from PA66 filaments 

    Labay, Cédric Pierre; Canal Arias, José Ma; Navarro Sentanyes, Antonio; Canal Barnils, Cristina (2012)
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    Technical textiles for medical applications are a research expanding field. One of the added values of these materials can be suitable to contain and release active ingredients in a controlled manner. A possible alternative ...
  • Corona plasma modification of polyamide 66 for the design of textile delivery systems for cosmetic therapy 

    Labay, Cédric Pierre; Canal Arias, José Ma; Navarro Sentanyes, Antonio; Canal Barnils, Cristina (2014)
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    Cosmetic and medical applications of technical textiles are a research expanding field. One of the added values of these new materials would be that they are suitable to contain and release active ingredients in a controlled ...
  • Dental Implants: Plasma polymerization for antibacterial coatings 

    Buxadera Palomero, Judit; Canal Barnils, Cristina; Gil Mur, Francisco Javier; Rodríguez Rius, Daniel (CRC Press, 2016)
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    Dental implants are widely used to overcome tooth loss. The material of choice for this application is titanium, due to its excellent mechanical properties, high corrosion resistance, and high biocompatibility. Despite the ...
  • Design of calcium phosphate scaffolds with controlled simvastatin release by plasma polymerisation 

    Canal Barnils, Cristina; Khurana, Kanupriya; Gallinetti, Sara; Bhatt, Sudhir; Pulpytel, Jerome; Arefi Khonsari, Farzaneh; Ginebra Molins, Maria Pau (Elsevier, 2016-06-01)
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    Calcium Phosphates (CaPs) have excellent bone regeneration capacity, and their combination with specific drugs is of interest because it allows adding new functionalities. In CaPs, drug release is mainly driven by diffusion, ...
  • Design strategies for biomimetic bone implants from calcium phosphate cements (Part 1) 

    Canal Barnils, Cristina; Español Pons, Montserrat; Ginebra Molins, Maria Pau (2016)
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  • Design strategies for biomimetic bone implants from calcium phosphate cements (Part II) 

    Canal Barnils, Cristina; Español Pons, Montserrat; Ginebra Molins, Maria Pau (2016)
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  • Development and characterization of biphasic hydroxyapatite/ß-TCP cements 

    Gallinetti, Sara; Canal Barnils, Cristina; Ginebra Molins, Maria Pau (2014-04)
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    Biphasic calcium phosphate bioceramics composed of hydroxyapatite (HA) and ß-tricalcium phosphate (ß-TCP) have relevant properties as synthetic bone grafts, such as tunable resorption, bioactivity, and intrinsic osteoinduction. ...
  • Drug delivery from injectable calcium phosphate foams by tailoring the macroporosity-drug interaction 

    Pastorino Carraz, David; Canal Barnils, Cristina; Ginebra Molins, Maria Pau (2015-01-15)
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    In this work, novel injectable calcium phosphate foams (CPFs) were combined with an antibiotic (doxycycline) to design an innovative dosage form for bone regeneration. The material structure, its drug release profile and ...
  • Drug delivery properties of macroporous polystyrene solid foams 

    Canal Barnils, Cristina; Aparicio, Rosa María; Vílchez, Alejandro; Esquena, Jordi; García-Celma, María José (2012)
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    Purpose. Polymeric porous foams have been evaluated as possible new pharmaceutical dosage forms. Methods. These materials were obtained by polymerization in the continuous phase of highly concentrated emulsions prepared ...
  • Efecto del plasma de aire en la liberación de cafeína a partir de tejidos de punto de poliamida 66 

    Labay, Cédric Pierre; Canal Arias, José Ma; Canal Barnils, Cristina (2011-03-01)
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  • Effects of low temperature plasma on wool and wool/nylon blend dyed fabrics 

    Canal Barnils, Cristina; Molina, Ricardo; Navarro Sentanyes, Antonio; Bertran, Enric; Erra Serrabasa, Pilar (2008)
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    Knitted wool and wool/nylon blend dyed fabrics were treated with low temperature plasma (LTP) to achieve optimum shrink-resistance without impairing surface topography, colour or fastness to washing of the fabrics. As LTP ...
  • Estudio de las propiedades superficiales y del post-suavizado de tejidos de lana y poliamida 6 tratados con plasma 

    Canal Barnils, Cristina (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2005-12-19)
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    La lana es una fibra natural que aunque posee propiedades de confort apreciadas por el consumidor, presenta el inconveniente de encoger durante el lavado en medio acuoso. En una época en que la tendencia en el cuidado de ...