poly-l-lactic acid

poly-l-lactic acid,

a rarely used physical adjunct.
indications This drug is used to treat facial fat loss in those with HIV.
contraindications Known hypersensitivity to this drug prohibits its use.
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Successive supply of coronary stent structure bioresorbable poly-L-lactic acid (PLLA) acid, the antiproliferative drug coated, everolimus.
The new material is made with a simple manufacturing process that alternately laminates two types of polylactic acid (PLA) films: poly-L-lactic acid (PLLA) and optical isomer poly-D-lactic acid (PDLA).
The 57-year-old, from Newcastle, is just one of dozens of North East men every month deciding to sign up for Poly-L-lactic acid injections to plump-up gaunt checks and lingering lines.
Sculptra contains poly-L-lactic acid, a synthetic substance which is injected into the skin to restore plumpness.
A: On August 3, 2004, the FDA approved Poly-L-lactic acid (Sculptra) for the treatment of HIV-associated facial wasting.
The patent protection also covers the use of VITOSS in combination with inorganic fillers or with polymers such as polycaprolactone, poly-L-lactic acid or polyglycolic acid.
Ouchi et al of Toyota developed a polylactic acid resin with stereo-complex crystals of poly-L-lactic acid and poly-D-lactic acid having a sufficiently high crystallization rate so that a crystalline polylactic acid article forms during molding.
Sculptra(TM) is an injectable poly-L-lactic acid typically used on mature patients to reverse lipoatrophy (facial fat loss) due to aging, or on malnourished patients (specifically those diagnosed with human immunodeficiency virus) to restore facial fat.
Because the main component in SCULPTRA(TM), poly-L-lactic acid, is a polymer synthetically derived from natural components and is a biocompatible substance, there is no need to test for allergic reactions.
Poly-L-lactic acid (PLLA) is synthetically derived from natural components and is a biocompatible substance that degrades to lactic acid.