Novel drug delivery systems in management of cardiovascular diseases

  • Shyamoshree Basu B.R. Singh Hospital & Centre for Medical Education & Research
Keywords: Cardiovascular, transdermal, micelles, liposomes, nanoparticles, dendrimers, stents, balloons


Cardiovascular (CV) diseases like atherosclerosis, angina pectoris, acute myocardial infarction, are a major cause of mortality in the whole world owing to the present day hectic lifestyle. In this review we will concentrate on the various novel drug delivery systems (DDS) like transdermal DDS, micelles, liposomes, nanoparticles (NPs), dendrimers, drug eluting stents (DES) and drug eluting balloons (DEB) that are being used over the years and in present day for the treatment of these diseases.

Author Biography

Shyamoshree Basu, B.R. Singh Hospital & Centre for Medical Education & Research

Advanced Cardiac Center,
B.R. Singh Hospital & Centre for Medical Education & Research
Kolkata, West Bengal, India


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Basu, S. 2018. Novel drug delivery systems in management of cardiovascular diseases. PharmaTutor. 6, 6 (Jun. 2018), 19-23. DOI: