Serum Metal Concentrations (ng/ml) and Implied Condition of Prosthetic Implants
. Data compiled from Mayo Medical Laboratories (15) Implied Condition of Implant (ng/ml) Metal No Implant Good Condition Significant Wear Cobalt 0-0.9 4-10 >10 Chromium <0.3 0.3-0.6 >1.0 Molybdenum 0.3-2.0 NA >10 Titanium <1.0 1-3.0 >10 Vanadium <1.0 1-2.0 >5
The diagnosis of an enterocutaneous fistula on an inguinal parietal prosthetic implant
AM techniques allow the design of patient-specific prosthetic implants
to suit individual anatomy for improved fit, functionality and aesthetics, and to reduce the likelihood of implant failure.
The development of advanced prosthetic implants
involving better design and wear-resistant materials will likely enhance the growth impact of the industry, the report predicted.
PMMA is a low-cost filler when compared to the available prosthetic implants
. Importantly, the procedure may be regarded as a mean to minimise the physical and psychological burden faced by patients with leprosy-induced muscular atrophy of the hand.
A finalist in the Miss South Africa Competition, Sun City, top, and Katie, age 9, winner at the Universal Royalty Texas State Pageant, above Nose bridge prosthetic implants
, to increase size of nose, Beijing, China Christopher, 22, Chest wax.
Leeds University, which has received 11 million [pounds sterling], will look at developing prosthetic implants
, such as for hip and knee joints, as well as emerging technologies to help tissues regenerate.
Prof Blondeel wanted to develop techniques that do not require prosthetic implants
, using tissue taken from elsewhere on the patient's body instead.
Hovering on a wire stand, Jack Straw (2005), with its flat, yellowish undulations covered in numerous flesh-colored protuberances, immediately suggests nipples, tumors, or prosthetic implants
. Equally disconcerting in its implications of uncontrolled growth and looming violence, the work emblematizes the transgressive power of the artist's otherwise highly formal project.
The new equipment allowed those surfaces to be replaced by prosthetic implants