polyetheretherketone

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polyetheretherketone

(pol″ē″thĕr-ē″thĕr-kē′tōn″),

PEEK

A synthetic semicrystalline biocompatible polymer used in surgical implants.
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The strain-at-fracture of composite thin films is slightly reduced compared with that of the pure PEEK as shown in Fig.
Whilst alternative materials can meet specific needs, PEEKs are located at the top of the polymer pyramid and can support multiple requirements.
Amorphous PEEK lacks ordered structure of molecules, whereas the molecules of semicrystalline polymer possess fraction of ordered (crystalline) and fraction of disordered (amorphous) arrangements.
While this FDA clearance is specific to Vallum, its nanotexturing technology can be inexpensively applied to any fully manufactured PEEK interbody device without altering its design or size, and without affecting mechanical or chemical properties.
Prime Minister Abbasi invited Peek Vision to Pakistan and committed the full support of the Government for a national program in that regard.
Peek Vision was represented by their CEO and co-founder Dr Andrew Bastawrous and CBM was represented by their Director of Inclusive Eye Health Dr Babar Qureshi.
The operation was performed as usual and MIS-OLIF PEEK cage (a 6[degrees] lordotic-angled CLYDESDALE[R]) 10 mm x 50 mm was inserted into the intervertebral disc space under fluoroscopic assistance.
Peek, a former US Army intelligence officer, has no prior diplomatic experience and has not earned a reputation as an established expert on Iran or Iraq but has years of experience in military intelligence and in the Senate, where he served Republican senators on foreign policy issues.
According to the company, COALESCE features its novel proprietary porous PEEK biomaterial and is the second porous PEEK device to receive US FDA clearance behind its COHERE Cervical Interbody Fusion Device.
However, before the two can plan the next move, a police siren can be heard coming from outside, which sends Emily racing out of the room to see what's going on, marking the end of the sneak peek.