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Developement of mucoadhesive polymer-coated liposomes for hydration of the oral mucosa
(Master thesis; Mastergradsoppgave, 2013-05-18)
Dry mucus in the oral cavity is uncomfortable for patients and can lead to other additional illnesses. Reduced or absence of saliva secretion, caused by the diseases, side effects of drugs, aging, or radiotherapy, can result in issues related to xerostomia and dental health. A system that could contribute to increased hydration of the mucus would reduce the discomfort for the patient. In addition, ...