David Orth

Clinical posts from members and guests of the Australasian Society for HIV, Viral Hepatitis and Sexual Health Medicine (ASHM) from various international medical and scientific conferences on HIV, AIDS, viral hepatitis, and sexual health.

Amazing PrEP Technology

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Just a short not re PrEP implant - Poster 879

Looks like a implanon - looks easy to insert and to remove - Initially seems to deliver effective drug concentrations for 3 months - but surely this will improve.

" developed a biodegradable TFPD for subcutaneous delivery of TAF for HIV PrEP. The size, shape, and release rate of the device are tunable over a >8-fold range"

Fantastic - surely multiple compounds could be delivered this way

Surely a device that lasts for 12 months or would be perfect for PrEP.

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