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  • Polymers
  • High molecular weight caprolactone polymers are coated on surgical sutures to improve suture properties such as smooth surface, single knot slipdown, two throw knot slipdown for repositioning, and three throw knot security. (google.com.au)
  • Stent
  • Adjunctive stent use during endovascular intervention to the femoropopliteal artery with drug coated balloons: Insights from the XLPAD registry. (ucdenver.edu)
  • The purpose of this study was to evaluate the safety and efficacy of the Carbostent, a new coronary stent with a nonthrombogenic coating (Carbofilm), in 110 consecutive patients (73.6% men, mean age 61 +/- 9 years) who met prespecified clinical and angiographic inclusion criteria and were treated with aspirin monotherapy after stenting. (unimi.it)
  • 13. The stent of claim 1 , wherein the threads are made of a material featuring the shape memory effect. (google.com)
  • 14. The stent of claim 1 , wherein the threads are made of a superelastic material. (google.com)
  • 15. The stent of claim 1 , wherein the three-dimensional body has a coating of a biocompatible material. (google.com)
  • heating the balloon-expandable stent comprising said coating to a maximum temperature of no greater than about 125 C. (google.com.au)
  • 4 . A method according to claim 3 , wherein said balloon-expandable stent comprising said coating is heated to a maximum temperature of no greater than about 60 C. (google.com.au)
  • bone
  • Fabrication of an Interlocked Antibiotic/Cement-Coated Carbon Fiber Nail for the Treatment of Long Bone Osteomyelitis. (ucdenver.edu)
  • second
  • The present paper is not encyclopaedic, but reports in the first part some current literature data and perspectives about the possibility of use different class of metallic materials for medical applications, while the second part recalls some results of the current research in this field carried out by the authors. (intechopen.com)
  • patients
  • One hundred seventy-one patients (176 THAs) who had the anatomic proximal hydroxyapatite-coated stem implanted were reviewed. (nih.gov)
  • This material seems to promote an immune response in a large subset of the patients using C-Cur. (millerandzois.com)
  • In certain patients degradation of the coating triggered severe allergic reactions that were sometimes life threatening. (millerandzois.com)
  • Devices
  • None of these materials are considered to be totally satisfactory for the construction of prosthetic devices. (google.es)
  • effects
  • In all cases, when a material has to be used in medical applications, the knowledge of its physical, chemical and biological properties is of fundamental significance, since the direct contact between the biological system and the considered device could generate reactions whose long-term effects must be clearly quantified. (intechopen.com)