Blood compatibility of polyurethane modified by surface graft polymerization

K. Fujimoto, H. Tadokoro, M. Minato, Y. Ikada

Research output: Contribution to journalConference article

8 Citations (Scopus)

Abstract

The purpose of this work is to modify PU by surface graft polymerization of acrylic monomers so as to reduce protein adsorption and platelet adhesion. It is shown that there is an optimum in the graft amount which leads to the minimum protein adsorption and thrombus formation.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)736-740
Number of pages5
JournalPolymeric Materials Science and Engineering, Proceedings of the ACS Division of Polymeric Materials Science and Engineering
Volume62
Publication statusPublished - 1990 Jan 1
Externally publishedYes
EventProceedings of the ACS Division of Polymeric Materials: Science and Engineering - Boston, MA, USA
Duration: 1990 Apr 11990 Apr 1

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Chemical Engineering (miscellaneous)
  • Polymers and Plastics
  • Engineering(all)

Fingerprint Dive into the research topics of 'Blood compatibility of polyurethane modified by surface graft polymerization'. Together they form a unique fingerprint.

  • Cite this