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    • Antibacterial coatings on medical devices 

      Ivanova, Kristina Dimitrova; Bassegoda Puigdomenech, Arnau; Tzanov, Tzanko (Elsevier, 2017-11-02)
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    • Biomedical textiles 

      Stefanov, Ivaylo; Bassegoda Puigdomenech, Arnau; Tzanov, Tzanko (Elsevier, 2019-07-01)
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      The use of textiles in medicine dates back to ancient times. In modern medicine, textile fibers can be found in a wide variety of biomedical devices from simple non-woven bandages for wounds to complex hollow fiber membranes ...
    • Metal-enzyme nanoaggregates eradicate both gram-positive and gram-negative bacteria and their biofilms 

      Ferreres Cabanes, Guillem; Bassegoda Puigdomenech, Arnau; Hoyo Pérez, Javier; Torrent Burgués, Juan; Tzanov, Tzanko (2018-11-13)
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      To palliate the appearance of antimicrobial resistance (AMR), the use of bactericidal agents acting differently than conventional antibiotics and the elimination of bacterial biofilm, are the two most promising strategies. ...
    • New myeloperoxidase detection system based on enzyme-catalysed oxidative synthesis of a dye for paper-based diagnostic devices 

      Bassegoda Puigdomenech, Arnau; Ferreres Cabanes, Guillem; Pérez Rafael, Silvia; Hinojosa-Caballero, Dolores; Torrent Burgués, Juan; Tzanov, Tzanko (2018-10-21)
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      The severity and cost of wound infections strongly demands for simple and fast methods for wound infection determination. Point-of-care testing devices play a crucial role in order to achieve a fast diagnosis and early ...
    • Strategies to prevent the occurrence of resistance against antibiotics by using advanced materials 

      Bassegoda Puigdomenech, Arnau; Ivanova, Kristina Dimitrova; Ramon Portés, Eva; Tzanov, Tzanko (2018-02-01)
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      Drug resistance occurrence is a global healthcare concern responsible for the increased morbidity and mortality in hospitals, time of hospitalisation and huge financial loss. The failure of the most antibiotics to kill ...