polymethylmethacrylate


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polymethylmethacrylate

, polymethyl methacrylate (pol′ē-meth′ĭl-meth″ak′rĭ-lāt″) [ poly- + methyl + methacryl(ic acid) + -ate],

PMMA

C5H8O2, a transparent, colorless acrylic polymer. It is used in optics and ophthalmology to make intraocular lenses for cataract surgery, in dentistry as a denture base material, in cosmetic surgery as a soft-tissue filler, and in the fabrication of dialysis membranes with high biocompatibility.
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After taking informed consent that their identity will be kept confidential, the participants were asked to fulfil a questionnaire regarding the allergic reactions after using autopolymerised polymethylmethacrylate resin.
coMparativE EffEcts of dEnturE clEansErs on physical propEr- tiEs of polyaMidE and polyMEthylMEthacrylatE BasE polyMErs.
Mohan, "Application studies of cellulose acetate and polymethylmethacrylate blend ultrafiltration membranes," Separation Science and Technology, vol.
Guo, YB, Hong, FCN, "Adhesion Improvements for Diamond-Like Carbon Films on Polycarbonate and Polymethylmethacrylate Substrates by Ion Plating with Inductively Coupled Plasma.
Webb JC, Spencer RF 2007 The role of polymethylmethacrylate bone cement in modern orthopaedic surgery Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery 89B 851-857
Polymethylmethacrylate microspheres/collagen as a tissue augmentation agent: personal experience over 5 years.
Increased replication with greater injection velocities has also been observed when PC (34), polymethylmethacrylate (35), impact modified polystyrene (PS), and polypropylene (36) flowed directly into micro and nanoscale V-grooves.
The effects of titanium and polymethylmethacrylate particles on osteoblast phenotypic stability.
The researchers produced the novel ceramic via controlled freezing of suspensions in water of an aluminum oxide (alumina) and the addition of a well known polymer, polymethylmethacrylate (PMMA).
The majority of vertebral augmentation procedures use acrylic bone cement-polymethylmethacrylate that is impregnated with sterile barium sulfate (~30% wt/vol barium sulfate added to polymethylmethacrylate powder) for adequate radio-opacification.
Bernstein in the first test removal was made with a red-brown iron oxide encapsulated in beads of polymethylmethacrylate (PMMA), a polymer that is used in surgical glues, hip implants, and various other FDA-approved products.