Material properties of a maxillofacial chlorinated polyethylene elastomer stored in simulated skin secretions.


STATEMENT OF PROBLEM Facial prostheses deteriorate in a service environment primary due to exposition to various environmental factors, including sebaceous oils (sebum) and perspiration. PURPOSE This study investigated the physical properties of an experimental, facial prosthetic after immersion for 6 months in simulated sebum, and perspiration at 37… (More)
DOI: 10.1002/jbm.b.31482