silicone gel

silicone gel

A synthetic gel used to fill breast implants.
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Various viscoelastic magnetic silicone gel bodies were made in the present study by mixing soft- and hard-type silicone gel dispersants with small magnetic spherical particles and large irregular nonspherical particles, respectively.
DDR-1370 is a traditional pressure-sensitive adhesive (PSA), and DDR-4355 is a silicone gel with superior tack.
Loctite 5623T tack-free silicone gel cures in 24 hr.
Indeed, silicone gel breast implants have dominated the marketplace since November 2006, when the Food and Drug Administration lifted its moratorium on their primary cosmetic use.
* Scapa Medical (Booth 1648) offers two unique silicone gel adhesive products formulated for sensitive skin and neonatal care, skin therapy, wound care, medical device attachment, and hypertrophic scar management.
Breast reconstructive surgery involves inserting a breast-shaped, silicone shell filled with either silicone gel or a salt water (saline) solution behind the pectoral muscle.
Using specially designed silicone gel insoles fitted with three quarter-sized vibration pads located under the heel and forefoot, the team of researchers at Boston University tested the effect of a low-frequency vibration.
Food and Drug Administration advisory panel in April 2004 in support of Inamed's application for silicone gel breast implants, five months before being appointed to the current Health Canada panel.
Silipos, Inc., has introduced a line of Soft Zone[TM] medium-recovery premolded Silicone Gel Orthotic footwear inserts and forefoot cushioning devices.
Soft gel cushioning covers underwires to prevent digging in, while silicone gel is integrated into straps for the D to FF cups.
The Food and Drug Administration has revised its guidelines for manufacturers seeking approval to market silicone gel breast implants, curbing the hopes of the California company that seemed closest to this goal.
The FDA removed silicone gel breast implants from the market in 1992 on the grounds that there was not enough information about the long-term safety of the devices.