Silastic


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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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These two materials can be differentiated on CT, as Teflon typically manifests as an amorphous, high-density material in the vocal fold, while Silastic does not demonstrate any change in density.
This article highlights some key advancements in Silastic fluorosilicone rubber, developed in response to industry expectations for improved materials to meet challenging automotive design trends.
The two newest Silastic fluoro liquid silicone rubbers in Dow Coming's product range are Silastic FL 60-9201 F-LSR (60 Shore A durometer) and Silastic FL 70-9201 F-LSR (70 Shore A durometer).
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.
Once the barnacles reached a sufficient size for testing (>5 mm in base plate diameter) on the Silastic T-2[R] glass panels, they were shipped overnight to NDSU.
In a retrospective descriptive study conducted on 2 827 cases, laparoscopic tubal ligation with Silastic rings was safely carried out under local anaesthesia with a technical failure rate of 0.
The proximal esophagus was drained with a Silastic tube, which was later revised into a cervical esophagostomy.
Use of a Silastic testicular implant in reconstruction of the temporomandibular joint of a 5-year-old child.
Both cannulas were exteriorized to the dorsal side of the neck, where each cannula was terminated with a long silastic tube.
A silastic tube was placed under the LAD and positioned to allow free flow of blood in the coronary.
For instance, extrusion of less flexible catheters, such as the Raimondi spring wire or simple silastic, have been reported in most cases, although extrusion of more flexible peritoneal catheters, such as the Holter and Pudenz, have also been implicated.
It should be emphasized that NSM has also been reported in association with other upper gastrointestinal disorders such as hiatal and umbilical hernia, gastric and duodenal ulcers, esophagitis, dysphagia, and vomiting after silastic ring vertical gastroplasy.