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*  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 ... heart valve prosthesis implantation MeSH E04.650.510 --- maxillofacial prosthesis implantation MeSH E04.650.510.500 --- ...
*  Surgical mesh
With pore sizes exceeding 75 micrometers, fibroblasts, blood vessels, and collagen fibers are permitted through as part of ... Mesh implantation will naturally generate an anti-inflammatory response to the inserted mesh, but biocompatibility ranges from ... 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 ...
*  Artificial heart valve
Clots formed by red blood cell (RBC) and platelet damage can block up blood vessels and lead to very serious consequences. ... Mechanical heart valve Percutaneous implantation Stent framed Not framed Sternotomy/Thoracotomy implantation Ball and cage ... 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 ...
*  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 ... Rheumasurgery Arthroplasty Orthopedic surgery Joint replacement registry Autologous chondrocyte implantation Microfracture ... Cross match of blood is routine also, as a high percentage of patients receive a blood transfusion. Pre-operative planning ...
*  Mastopexy
The incision is effected to avoid undercutting the skin pedicle and so preserve the nipple-areola complex blood-supply vessels ... The periareolar incision lends itself to breast prosthesis implantation and to nipple-areola complex transposition, whilst ... The arterial blood supply of the breast has medial and lateral vascular components; it is supplied with blood by the internal ... when performed with simultaneous breast augmentation via submuscular or subglandular implantation of the breast prosthesis, ...
*  Percutaneous aortic valve replacement
... is the replacement of the aortic valve of the heart through the blood vessels (as opposed to valve replacement by open heart ... "Percutaneous transcatheter implantation of an aortic valve prosthesis for calcific aortic stenosis. First human case ... van Herwerden L, Serruys P (2002). "Percutaneous valve implantation: back to the future?". Eur Heart J. 23 (18): 1415-6. doi: ... Percutaneous aortic valve replacement (PAVR), also known as transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI) or transcatheter ...
*  Implant (medicine)
Late infections are caused by dormant blood-borne bacteria attached to the implant prior to implantation. The blood-borne ... induced coagulation is similar to the coagulation process done within the body to prevent blood loss from damaged blood vessels ... Simmons M, Montague D. Penile prosthesis implantation: past, present, and future. International Journal of Impotence Research ... The inflow of blood causes the tissue to become swollen and may cause cell death. The excess blood, or edema, can activate pain ...
*  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 Alpha-IMS is a subretinal implant involving the surgical implantation of a small image-recording chip beneath the optic ... The Argus retinal prosthesis became the first approved treatment for the disease in February 2011, and is currently available ...
*  ICD-9-CM Volume 3
Diagnostic procedures on blood vessels (38.3) Resection of vessel with anastomosis (38.4) Resection of vessel with replacement ... Fitting of external prosthesis of penis Penile prosthesis NOS (64.95) Insertion or replacement of non-inflatable penile ... Implantation of total replacement heart system Artificial heart (37.6) Implantation of heart and circulatory assist system ( ... Insertion of vessel-to-vessel cannula (39.94) Replacement of vessel-to-vessel cannula (39.95) Hemodialysis Artificial kidney ...
*  Ocular prosthesis
... from the globe Rotate and elevate the globe Open Tenon's capsule to visualize optic nerve Cauterize necessary blood vessels ... which has the disadvantage of creating a rough implant tissue interface that can lead to technical difficulties in implantation ... 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 ...
*  Breast augmentation
... blood vessels, nerves). Injected fat-tissue grafts that are not perfused among the tissues can die, and result in necrotic ... This implantation technique achieves maximal coverage of the upper pole of the implant, whilst allowing the expansion of the ... To reduce the rotation of the emplaced breast-implant upon the chest wall, the model 1963 prosthesis was affixed to the implant ... fat cells emplaced too distant from blood vessels might die, which can lead to fat tissue necrosis, causing lumps, ...
*  Buttock augmentation
The vascularization, the entrance of the blood vessels to the muscle tissues, occurs at the anterior (front) face of the muscle ... and the settled buttocks prostheses are integrated to the gluteal region. The implantation procedure can be performed upon a ... 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 ...
*  Dental implant
Nearby anatomic structures, such as the inferior alveolar nerve, the maxillary sinus and blood vessels, can also be injured ... The dental prosthesis can be disconnected from the implant abutments with finger pressure by the wearer. To enable this, the ... p. 6. ISBN 978-0-7020-2903-5. Greenfield, E.J. (1913). "Implantation of artificial crown and bridge abutments". Dental Cosmos. ... a finger of tissue based on a blood vessel in the palate (called a vascularized interpositional periosteal-connective tissue ( ...
*  Biofilm
Such fouling can reduce maximum vessel speed by up to 20%, prolonging voyages and consuming fuel. Time in dry dock for ... 60-70% of nosocomial or hospital acquired infections are associated with the implantation of a biomedical device. This leads to ... link) "Research on microbial biofilms (PA-03-047)". NIH, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute. 2002-12-20. Rogers, Anthony ... and infections of permanent indwelling devices such as joint prostheses, heart valves, and intervertebral disc. More recently ...
*  Apicoaortic Conduit
... effectively pinching and isolating one side of the great vessel. Blood continues to flow to the body's lower half through the ... In 1962-63, Templeton implanted prostheses similar to those originally described by Sarnoff in five patients with severe aortic ... MRI of the heart following implantation of a left ventricular apico‐aortic conduit. Rofo 2007 Jun;179(6):566‐71 Vassiliades TA ... When an apicoaortic conduit is implanted, blood continues to flow from the heart through the aortic valve. In addition, blood ...
*  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 ... PopSci) 31 August Researchers successfully perform the first implantation of an early prototype bionic eye with 24 electrodes ... The sugar structure simulates a human vascular system, allowing artificial blood vessels to be grown to support the liver. (BBC ...
*  Endodontic therapy
... blood vessels and other cellular entities. Together, these items constitute the dental pulp. Endodontic therapy involves the ... Implants also take longer, with a typically 3- to 6-month gap between the tooth implantation and receiving the crown, depending ... "Differences in masticatory function in patients with endodontically treated teeth and single-implant-supported prostheses: a ... Blood normally contains 2 mg formaldehyde per liter and the body regulates this in seconds. The rest of an overfill will be ...
*  Rhinoplasty
... and thus supplied with abundant blood. The principal arterial blood-vessel supply to the nose is two-fold: (i) branches from ... For augmenting the nasal dorsum, autologous cartilage and bone grafts are preferred to (artificial) prostheses, because of the ... The Surgery of Defects by Implantations, 1597), a technico-procedural manual for the surgical repair and reconstruction of ... and by a confluence of blood vessels from the angular artery and from the supraorbital artery in the medial canthus, (the ...
*  List of Korean inventions and discoveries
He concluded that PVS threads among lymphatic vessels, and blood vessels, corresponded to the meridians of traditional ... Stent implantation of left main coronary artery stenosis Park Seung-jung pioneered a new method using a stent as an alternative ... "Stretchable silicon nanoribbon electronics for skin prosthesis". Nature Communications. 5: 5747. doi:10.1038/ncomms6747. ISSN ... He postulated that the third vascular system cannot be associated with either the blood vessel system or the lymphatic system. ...