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Silastic

 [sĭ-las´tik]
trademark for polymeric silicone substances that have the properties of rubber but are biologically inert; used in surgical prostheses.

Silastic

/Si·las·tic/ (sĭ-las´tik) trademark for polymeric silicone substances that have the properties of rubber but are biologically inert; used in surgical prostheses.

silicone elastomer

A solid, frangible material shed from various implanted materials, such as breast implants, prosthetic joints or indwelling devices (e.g., haemodialysis tubing), composed in part or entirely of silicone.

Silastic

trademark for polymeric silicone substances having the properties of rubber; it is biologically inert and used in surgical prostheses, and Silastic tubing is used for temporary implants in tissue, e.g. for suprapalpebral irrigation of the conjunctival sac.
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First developed in the 1950s to provide high resistance to fuels, oils and solvents in applications across a broad temperature range, Silastic brand fluorosilicone rubber (FSR) has continued to evolve through further development and, as a result, has found wide use in automotive, aviation and industrial applications for many decades now.
Another recent Dow Corning development is the Silastic RBL-920X series, which expands on the improved-rheology, lubricated grades of the Silastic Z RBL-9200 line.
The opposite was found in the study by von Schoenberg et al, who found that the packing group had a significantly higher mean pain score after 1 week than did the Silastic splint group (p < 0.
Interpositional materials used included fascia, muscle, silastic sheet and conchal cartilage.
While collection via masturbation is the accepted standard method, if there is concern that the collection via masturbation is not representative of the true ejaculate volume, then the use of a silastic seminal collection device may be helpful.
The Silastic 732 RTV silicon was confined inside the matrix with the external surface exposed to the environment for 24 hours.
Bilateral silastic splints are left in for up to 7 days postoperatively.
Dow Corning recently broadened its self-adhesive line with a Silastic LC L 50/900sa-select grade for bonding with nylon, PBT, and possibly PC/ABS.
Some key facts about the challenging CVJ boot application, the inherent performance properties of silicone rubber and the important attributes of new Silastic HCM 60-1225-GRAY silicone rubber are discussed.
Bilateral Silastic intranasal splints were inserted, followed by packing with vaseline ribbon gauze.
A 45 Shore A grade, Silastic LC-45-2004, is aimed at uses such as diving goggles and baby-bottle nipples, while Silastic LC-50-2004 (50 Shore A), is suited to valves and seals for food containers and dispensers.