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guided tissue regeneration

regeneration of tissue directed by the physical presence and/or chemical activities of a biomaterial; often involves placement of barriers to exclude one or more cell types during healing or regeneration of tissue.

guid·ed tis·sue re·gen·er·a·tion

(gīd'ĕd tish'ū rē-jen'ĕr-ā'shŭn)
Regeneration of tissue directed by the physical presence or chemical activities of a biomaterial; often involves placement of barriers to exclude one or more cell types during healing or regeneration of tissue.

guided tissue regeneration

Abbreviation: GTR
Any of the techniques used in periodontics to reconstruct lost or diseased periodontal tissue in those with gingival recession. GTR often involves the use of absorbable barrier membranes or collagen.
See also: regeneration

guid·ed tis·sue re·ge·ner·a·tion

(gīd'ĕd tish'ū rē-jen'ĕr-ā'shŭn)
Regeneration of tissue directed by physical presence and/or chemical activities of a biomaterial; often involves placement of barriers to exclude one or more cell types during healing or regeneration of tissue.
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GTR is terrific for keeping in touch with market news and developments from commodities to trade finance.
From today Canadian Dental Surgeons will be able to use the resorbable Inion GTR membrane to augment bone in the jaw and to ensure excellent re-growth of bone after, for example, extractions.
This GTR membrane is revolutionary in this regard and brings us several steps closer in the quest for ideal material that facilitates bone regeneration around teeth and dental implants.
Both the new GTA 9100 and existing GTR 9000 systems can be deployed within the same network, allowing operators to preserve their existing investment in the 1-Gbps systems, as they expand their network reach and capacity.
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Over 2 million gum surgery procedures are carried out every year in the United States, and approximately 20% of these utilize a GTR barrier" noted Brian M.
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A regional show had offered schools in Gtr Manchester, Merseyside, Lancs and surrounding areas the chance to have the group visit and play.
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Previously the Company traded under the symbols GTR and GIG respectively.
The 40-year-old officer, who leaves a son of six, was pronounced dead at the scene in Openshaw, Gtr Manchester.
The new products provide an advance in treatment utilizing GTR procedures by reducing microbial colonization of the GTR barrier which frequently results in suboptimal outcomes in patients with periodontal disease.