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*  Ocular prosthesis
... from the globe Rotate and elevate the globe Open Tenon's capsule to visualize optic nerve Cauterize necessary blood vessels ... An ocular prosthesis does not provide vision; this would be a visual prosthesis. Someone with an ocular prosthesis is totally ... A few ocular prostheses today are made of cryolite glass. A variant of the ocular prosthesis is a very thin hard shell known as ... An ocular prosthesis, artificial eye or glass eye is a type of craniofacial prosthesis that replaces an absent natural eye ...
*  Biomaterial
... for eye surgery Bone cement Artificial ligaments and tendons Dental implants for tooth fixation Blood vessel prostheses Heart ... The mechanics involve two semicircular discs moving back and forth, with both allowing the flow of blood as well as the ability ... Modern medical devices and prostheses are often made of more than one material-so it might not always be sufficient to talk ...
*  List of MeSH codes (E07)
... blood vessel prosthesis MeSH E07.695.120 --- bone nails MeSH E07.695.125 --- bone plates MeSH E07.695.130 --- bone screws MeSH ... joint prosthesis MeSH E07.695.400.400 --- hip prosthesis MeSH E07.695.400.410 --- knee prosthesis MeSH E07.695.450 --- larynx, ... ossicular prosthesis MeSH E07.695.610 --- penile prosthesis MeSH E07.695.750 --- stents MeSH E07.695.800 --- tissue expanders ... dental prosthesis MeSH E07.695.190.175 --- dental abutments MeSH E07.695.190.180 --- dental clasps MeSH E07.695.190.185 --- ...
*  List of MeSH codes (E04)
... blood vessel prosthesis implantation MeSH E04.650.210 --- breast implantation MeSH E04.650.220 --- cochlear implantation MeSH ... blood vessel prosthesis implantation MeSH E04.100.814.300 --- cerebral revascularization MeSH E04.100.814.445 --- embolectomy ... maxillofacial prosthesis implantation MeSH E04.545.510.500 --- mandibular prosthesis implantation MeSH E04.545.550 --- oral ... maxillofacial prosthesis implantation MeSH E04.650.510.500 --- mandibular prosthesis implantation MeSH E04.650.600 --- ...
*  Walter Golaski
Until this invention, the available replacement blood vessels were stiff, woven, and not sufficiently porous. The Golaski graft ... was an American Mechanical-Bio-Medical Engineer best known for developing Dense Knit Dacron Vascular Prostheses, which were the ... first practical artificial blood vessel replacements. Golaski died near Philadelphia in 1996 at the age of 83. Golaski was born ...
*  Surgery
Blood vessels may be clamped or cauterized to prevent bleeding, and retractors may be used to expose the site or keep the ... Many other types of prostheses are used. creation of a stoma, a permanent or semi-permanent opening in the body in transplant ... or diseased tissue Blood or blood expanders may be administered to compensate for blood lost during surgery. Once the procedure ... ligation - tying off blood vessels, ducts, or "tubes". grafts - may be severed pieces of tissue cut from the same (or different ...
*  Reza Dana
Areas of investigation include transplantation, angiogenesis (blood vessel development), stem cells, and dry eye disease. In ... drug delivery and ocular prostheses. Dr. Dana's research is supported by several federal grants among others. "If I Had - Dry ...
*  Buttock augmentation
The vascularization, the entrance of the blood vessels to the muscle tissues, occurs at the anterior (front) face of the muscle ... Therefore, to create an implant-pocket, either for a gluteal prosthesis or for lipoinjection, a low-angle muscle-dissection is ... As the arteries and the veins enter the mass of the gluteal muscle, they divide into narrower blood-vessel ramifications ( ... of the gluteus maximus muscle by carefully separating the muscle fibres to avoid severing the pertinent blood vessels, which ...
*  Pyrolytic carbon
Because blood clots do not easily form on it, it is often advisable to line a blood-contacting prosthesis with this material in ... Blood vessel stents, by contrast, are often lined with a polymer that has heparin as a pendant group, relying on drug action to ... Prosthetic heart valves Radial head prosthesis It is also used in automotive industries where a desired amount of friction is ... and in biomedical prostheses. Pyrolytic carbon samples usually have a single cleavage plane, similar to mica, because the ...
*  Free flap breast reconstruction
... it is perfused by different blood vessels. The superficial epigastric vessels branch off the common femoral vessels in the ... without the emplacement of a breast implant prosthesis. As a type of plastic surgery, the free-flap procedure for breast ... The vessels are routinely anastomosed to the internal mammary vessels, instead of to the thoraco-dorsal vessels in the axilla, ... and one or more perforator vessels of the deep inferior epigastric blood-vessel system. During the harvesting of the DIEAP flap ...
*  Avulsion injury
... and blood vessels of the eyelid has occurred. More severe injuries require reconstruction, however, this usually results in ... The ear can also be reconstructed with cartilage and skin grafts or an external ear prosthesis can be made by an ...
*  Surgical mesh
With pore sizes exceeding 75 micrometers, fibroblasts, blood vessels, and collagen fibers are permitted through as part of ... This stiffens the prosthesis and results in a more pronounced inflammatory response, which complicates integration into the ... A minimal response includes the formation of fibrosis around the prosthesis (much like in scar tissue formation); this response ... The surgery can be performed laparoscopic (internally) or open with a variety of materials available for prosthesis. ...
*  2012 in science
The invention could be used to clean up oil spills or even guide medicines through human blood vessels. (BBC) (Soft Matter) 2.8 ... The invention paves the way for advancements in prostheses, personal assistive robots and consumer product testing. (Science ... The sugar structure simulates a human vascular system, allowing artificial blood vessels to be grown to support the liver. (BBC ... Space.com) (ArXiv 21 December A "Trojan horse" therapy which uses viruses concealed within white blood cells to attack tumours ...
*  Artificial heart valve
Clots formed by red blood cell (RBC) and platelet damage can block up blood vessels and lead to very serious consequences. ... This is a measure of how much the prosthesis impedes blood flow through the valve. A higher EOA corresponds to a smaller energy ... Their main purpose is to maintain unimpeded forward flow through the heart and from the heart into the major blood vessels ... Only a small amount of blood thinner is needed to be taken by the patient each day in order to prevent clotting of the blood ...
*  John McFall (athlete)
The motorcycle then fell on him, resulting in the chain severing major blood vessels in his leg. He was flown to a hospital in ... His customized running prosthesis worth £3,000 was in the boot. Following his appeal for the return of the prosthesis, he ... He also started running in the summer of 2003 as soon as he had his prosthesis fitted: "I love that sound of air rushing past ... With his sprinting prosthesis, McFall began training with an ex-Paralympian. In early 2005 former Welsh international athlete ...
*  Glossary of diabetes
Artery Blood vessel with muscular walls on the 'supply side' of the blood circulation, in the network of vessels between the ... Prosthesis a replacement for a body part. For instance, a foot or leg. Protein a class of biochemicals made from amino acids in ... Blood-sampling device Blood sugar A (misnomer) name for blood glucose. Blood urea nitrogen (BUN) A measurement of a metabolic ... a blocked blood vessel) or hemorrhagic (i.e., a leaking blood vessel). People with diabetes are at higher risk of ...
*  Joint replacement
Damage to blood vessels. Infection, either Superficial or Deep Dislocation Dislocation Persistent pain; Loss of range of motion ... The prosthesis may need to be replaced due to complications such as infection or prosthetic fracture. Replacement may be done ... Cross match of blood is routine also, as a high percentage of patients receive a blood transfusion. Pre-operative planning ... Alternatively, an initial surgery may be performed to remove previous prosthetic material, and the new prosthesis is then ...
*  Hernia
Velpeau hernia: a hernia in the groin in front of the femoral blood vessels The benefits of the use of an external device to ... Muscle reinforcement techniques often involve synthetic materials (a mesh prosthesis). The mesh is placed either over the ... Surgical complications include pain that lasts more than three months, surgical site infections, nerve and blood vessel ... The main concern is strangulation, where the blood supply to part of the bowel is blocked. This usually produces severe pain ...
*  Schistocyte
This occurs when there is damage to the blood vessel and a clot begins to form. The formation of the fibrin strands in the ... The force from the blood flow over the high pressure gradient from the prosthesis leads to fragmentation of red cells, and ... The red blood cells get trapped in the fibrin strands and the sheer force of the blood flow causes the red blood cell to break ... There is usually no change in deformability, but their lifespan is lower than that of a normal red blood cell (120 days). This ...
*  Leg
In humans and other mammals, a leg includes the bones, muscles, tendons, ligaments, blood vessels, nerves, and skin. In insects ... A prosthetic leg, a Prosthesis, is an artificial leg that is used to replace one that has been lost. "Studies in the Mechanics ...
*  Bionics
Adhesive which allows mussels to stick to rocks, piers and boat hulls inspired bioadhesive gel for blood vessels. Through the ... Bionic implants differ from mere prostheses by mimicking the original function very closely, or even surpassing it. Bionics' ... Mussel glue inspires bioadhesive gel for blood vessels , RobAid. RobAid.com. Retrieved on 2012-12-13. John J. Videler (October ... History of technology Implant Index of environmental articles Prosthesis The Six Million Dollar Man Twenty-First Century's Fuel ...
*  Submucosa
Blood vessels, lymphatic vessels, and nerves (all supplying the mucosa) will run through here. Tiny parasympathetic ganglia are ... October 2006). "Biologic prosthesis reduces recurrence after laparoscopic paraesophageal hernia repair: a multicenter, ...
*  Retinitis pigmentosa
... the attentuation of blood vessels in the retina. Non-syndromic RP usually presents a variety of the following symptoms: Night ... A visual prosthesis may be an option in certain people with severe disease. It is estimated to affect 1 in 4,000 people. Onset ... The Argus retinal prosthesis became the first approved treatment for the disease in February 2011, and is currently available ... and therefore markedly reduced expression of all Kell red blood cell antigens. For transfusion purposes these patients are ...
*  Implant (medicine)
... induced coagulation is similar to the coagulation process done within the body to prevent blood loss from damaged blood vessels ... nose prosthesis, ocular prosthesis, and injectable filler. Other types of organ dysfunction can occur in the systems of the ... The inflow of blood causes the tissue to become swollen and may cause cell death. The excess blood, or edema, can activate pain ... Late infections are caused by dormant blood-borne bacteria attached to the implant prior to implantation. The blood-borne ...
*  List of surgical procedures
See also: Category:Surgical procedures and techniques angio- : related to blood vessels arthr- : related to a joint bi- : two ... sometimes entails replacement with a prosthesis) -rrhaphy : to strengthen, usually with suture Cardiac surgery Surgical drain ...
*  Healthcare in Cuba
Cuba cannot use its own merchant fleet for transporting these goods, but has to make use of vessels from third countries, ... "Patients pay for drugs, hearing, dental, and orthopedic prostheses, wheelchairs, crutches, and similar items but prices are low ... Cuba announced that it has undertaken computerizing and creating national networks in blood banks, nephrology and medical ...