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    • Antibiofilm poly(carboxybetaine methacrylate) hydrogels for chronic wounds dressings 

      Ruseva, Konstans; Ivanova, Kristina Dimitrova; Todorova, Katerina; Vladov, Ivelin; Nanev, Vesselin; Tzanov, Tzanko; Hinojosa-Caballero, Dolores; Argirova, Maya; Vassileva, Elena (Elsevier, 2020-04-12)
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      The current study demonstrates the benefits of poly(carboxybetaine methacrylate) hydrogels in chronic wound healing. These hydrogels demonstrate high absorbing capacity upon swelling in salt solutions thus revealing great ...
    • Nanoparticle-driven self-assembling injectable hydrogels provide a multi-factorial approach for chronic wound treatment 

      Pérez Rafael, Silvia; Ivanova, Kristina Dimitrova; Stefanov, Ivaylo; Puiggalí Bellalta, Jordi; Valle Mendoza, Luis Javier del; Todorova, Katerina; Dimitrov, Petar; Hinojosa Caballero, Dolores; Tzanov, Tzanko (Elsevier, 2021-07-14)
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      Chronic wounds represent a major health burden and drain on medical system. Efficient wound repair is only possible if the dressing materials target simultaneously multiple factors involved in wound chronicity, such as ...
    • Poly(sulfobetaine methacrylate)/poly(ethylene glycole) hydrogels for chronic wounds management 

      Ruseva, Konstans; Ivanova, Kristina Dimitrova; Todorova, Katerina; Gabrashanska, Margarita; Hinojosa-Caballero, Dolores; Tzanov, Tzanko; Vassileva, Elena (Elsevier, 2019-05-14)
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      Polyzwitterions (PZI) recently emerged as biomaterials with excellent bio- and haemo-compatibility, demonstrating lower protein adsorption on their surfaces even compared to the golden standard in the field – poly(ethylene ...
    • Sonochemically engineered nano-enabled zinc oxide/amylase coatings prevent the occurrence of catheter-associated urinary tract infections 

      Ivanova, Aleksandra Asenova; Ivanova, Kristina Dimitrova; Perelshtein, Ilana; Gedanken, Aharon; Todorova, Katerina; Milcheva, Rositsa; Dimitrov, Petar; Popova, Teodora; Tzanov, Tzanko (Elsevier, 2021-10-26)
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      Catheter-associated urinary tract infections (CAUTIs), caused by biofilms, are the most frequent health-care associated infections. Novel antibiofilm coatings are needed to increase the urinary catheters' life-span, decrease ...