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  • retinal
  • Two men blinded by retinitis pigmentosa have had their sight partially restored by receiving electronic retinal implants at King's College Hospital in England. (naturaleyecare.com)
  • Immediately afterwards, they were able to detect light as soon as the retinal implant a microchip was turned on. (naturaleyecare.com)
  • Allergan, Inc., Irvine, CA) is a novel sustained-release corticosteroid intravitreal implant that has recently been approved by the United States Food and Drug Administration for the treatment of macular edema after retinal vein occlusion. (arvojournals.org)
  • fixation
  • It has been proposed that treatment with a minimal implant aimed at providing focal tissue apposition and fixation of dissection flaps would provide a smooth arterial flow surface without the long-term disadvantages imposed by a stent. (onlinejacc.org)
  • Simplified loading, usually consisting of a vertical load applied to the tibia plateau, is used for experimental testing of fixation devices and also in numerical studies. (springer.com)
  • When used for bone/implant fixation, or as a filler or cement for bone repair, gradual biodegradation of the cement composite permits, under suitable circumstances, eventual replacement of the cement with developing bone tissue. (google.com)
  • respectively
  • At day 13, mean anterior chamber cell scores ± SD for the DEX implant versus the sham procedure were, respectively, 1.9 ± 1.3 versus 4.0 ± 0.0 ( P = 0.04), and mean total histologic inflammatory scores were 3.9 ± 2.5 versus 15.4 ± 6.0 ( P = 0.026). (arvojournals.org)
  • Similarly, at day 13, mean vitreous haze severity scores (SD) for the DEX implant versus the sham procedure were, respectively, 0.1 ± 0.2 versus 2.7 ± 1.5 ( P = 0.026), and mean vitreous inflammatory cell infiltration scores were 0.0 ± 0.0 versus 1.5 ± 1.3. (arvojournals.org)
  • osteotomy
  • On one side, implants and osteotomy sites were covered with porcine-derived bioresorbable pericardium membranes, whereas on the other side, no membranes were used. (hindawi.com)
  • Stresses in the implants and contralateral cortex, and micromovements of the osteotomy wedge, were calculated. (springer.com)
  • 2004 ). There are many different implants used during medial open wedge high tibial osteotomy (MOWHTO) for correcting varus deformity of the knee associated with medial compartment osteoarthritis. (springer.com)
  • potentially
  • This reduces the available space for dental implantations, negatively affecting implant stability and potentially the integrity of the inferior alveolar neurovascular bundle. (edu.au)
  • diameter
  • It has been proposed that minimizing the gap itself by the use of a conical or a wide diameter implant may be one of the solutions to overcome this problem [ 15 , 16 ]. (hindawi.com)
  • A possible solution proposed by our research team is to place an insert in the Baerveldt Implant tube of inner diameter 305 microns. (ku.edu)
  • defect
  • Three experimental groups were formed: (1) defect covered with polylactide mesh versus control defect without implant, (2) defect covered with composite membrane versus control defect, and (3) defect covered with membrane on one side and with mesh on the other. (deepdyve.com)
  • mandibular
  • Paradoxically the measurements of the 12 months old pigs indicate a closer alignment of their mandibular anatomy to that of humans suggesting that they may be better models for implant studies. (edu.au)
  • scientists
  • Scientists in Europe have struggled to recruit patients for their DBS addiction studies, and complex ethical, social and scientific questions have made it hard to push forward with this kind of work in the United States, where the devices can cost $100,000 to implant. (wfaa.com)
  • membrane
  • A poly-L/D-lactide mesh and a two-layer composite membrane consisting of a film made of a copolymer of L-lactic acid and ε-caprolactone combined with the polylactide mesh were used as implants. (deepdyve.com)
  • The bioabsorbable composite membrane appears to promote healing of experimental maxillary alveolar defects in accordance with the principle of guided tissue regeneration. (deepdyve.com)
  • The histological observation showed that bone loss and soft tissue migration in the coronal region of the implant were evident for the control group, whereas bone fill was evident up to the neck of the implant for the membrane-covered group. (hindawi.com)
  • dental
  • Although titanium/hydroxyapatite composite is an attractive material for dental implants, it would be more useful if it could be produced as a functionally graded material (FGM). (ac.ir)
  • Using materials which are physically and biologically adapted with the human body is an important need in dental implant design. (ac.ir)
  • Mohedano M, Matykina E, Arrabal R, Pardo A, Merino MC (2014) Metal release from ceramic coatings for dental implants. (springer.com)
  • tissue
  • The insert must be designed to provide flow resistance for the early time frame [e.g., first 30 - 60 post-operative days] until sufficient scar tissue has formed on the implant. (ku.edu)
  • However, the collagen implant was completely absorbed in the remodeling phase and the newly regenerated tendinous tissue filled the gap. (globalstf.org)
  • sustained-release
  • To overcome the disadvantages of periocular or systemic corticosteroids, sustained-release corticosteroid intravitreal implants are being developed 7 for patients who have chronic or recurrent uveitis. (arvojournals.org)
  • mechanical
  • TiN-coated sample with higher substrate surface roughness (0.4 μm) demonstrated better tribo-mechanical properties and could reduce the cost of production than the conventionally used TiN-coated Ti implants of lower substrate surface roughness (0.1 μm). (springer.com)
  • groups
  • Excluding the implant groups, in which the bleb could not be properly measured, bleb survival was superior to controls in groups 1, 2 and lower in group 6. (arvojournals.org)
  • Biomechanical studies in orthopaedics can be divided in two groups: experimental and numerical studies. (springer.com)
  • different
  • Waris, T. 2001-02-17 00:00:00 Two different bioabsorbable implants and their ability to promote bone formation in repair of experimental maxillary defects were investigated. (deepdyve.com)
  • Trials were also conducted with different types of sutures placed in the implant tubes to form annular flow. (ku.edu)
  • type
  • However, it has been suggested that full regeneration of the bone is a difficult task, since it seems that alveolar bone resorption to a certain extent is unavoidable regardless of the type of the implant placed [ 17 ]. (hindawi.com)
  • animal
  • Considering the difficulty in eradication of these infections, experimental animal models have been proposed involving either the inoculation of a bacterial suspension at the anticipated infection site in order to produce a biofilm, or the use of pre-colonized metals. (biomedcentral.com)
  • cells
  • The collagen implant was invaded by the inflammatory cells at the inflammatory phase, followed by fibroplasia phase in which remnant of the collagen implant were still present while no inflammatory reaction could be seen in the lesions. (globalstf.org)
  • test
  • Other documents suggested that plastic discs had been sent to Mumbai, India where they were implanted under the skin of a patient in need of an ear reconstruction to test that the material was bio-compatible. (theguardian.com)
  • device
  • An experimental device being tested at UCLA helped Brian Gomez regain movement and strength in his hand after a traumatic injury. (ucla.edu)
  • results
  • The best hypotensive results were achieved in the MMC-loaded and -coated PLGA implant group, which presented the lowest IOP values on days 1, 5, 7, 14, and 28 after GFS. (arvojournals.org)
  • high
  • Infected implants and high bacterial concentration administration were the two important components that played a significant role in the outcome of a successful infection in mediastinum in a rat model. (biomedcentral.com)
  • types
  • For both loading types, the stresses in the implants were lower than the threshold values defined by the material strength. (springer.com)