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Absorbable

Pertaining or referring to surgical material—sutures, clips, ligatures—which disappears over time by hydrolysis, proteolysis or phagocytosis.
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Philip Physick, the so called father of modern surgery, developed a sturdier absorbable suture made from buck skin.
All patients were treated for hand surgery followed by wound closure with absorbable (36 Patients) and non-absorbable sutures (28 Patients).
BMS offers expertise in knitting, braiding weaving, nonwovens and composites and utilizes a broad offering of biocompatible absorbable and non-absorbable materials in devices, drug delivery and surgical systems for advanced applications such as bifurcated stent grafts, tapered tendon and ligament repair structures, heart valve solutions, and more.
Dissolved and absorbable amounts of phosphorus were measured by Olsen method and absorbable Zn and Mn in soi were extracted by DTPA and were read by atomic absorbtion set [12].
The absorbable film is applied to the inside of the cheek, where the drug is delivered through mucous membranes.
Fifteen to 18 milligrams of iron per day is ideal for dancers, and the most absorbable form is found in red meats, chicken, turkey, and eggs.
The new technology will combine Biotronik's unique absorbable metal stent (AMS) with Conor Medsystems' novel vascular drug delivery stent platform, enabling tailored drug release kinetics for the treatment of restenosis and other vascular disorders.
The USS/DG[TM] division of United States Surgical, a division of Tyco Healthcare Group LP, has introduced the Caprosyn[TM] (polyglytone 6211) monofilament synthetic absorbable suture, the most rapidly absorbed USP synthetic suture developed to date.
Diabeti-Gest also contains calcium carbonate, the most absorbable form of calcium, making it ideal for use as a calcium supplement.
synthetic absorbable polyfilament surgical suture material based on polyglycolide.
There are many kinds of sutures such as absorbable and non-absorbable sutures.