Mixture designs to assess composition–structure–property relationships in SiO2–CaO–ZnO–La2O3–TiO2–MgO–SrO–Na2O glasses: Potential materials for embolization

@article{Kehoe2013MixtureDT,
  title={Mixture designs to assess composition–structure–property relationships in SiO2–CaO–ZnO–La2O3–TiO2–MgO–SrO–Na2O glasses: Potential materials for embolization},
  author={Sharon Kehoe and Maxine Langman and Ulli Werner-Zwanziger and Robert J. Abraham and Daniel Boyd},
  journal={Journal of Biomaterials Applications},
  year={2013},
  volume={28},
  pages={416 - 433}
}
Embolization with micron-sized particulates is widely applied to treat uterine fibroids. The objective of this work was to develop mixture designs to predict materials composition–structure–property relationships for the SiO2–CaO–ZnO–La2O3–TiO2–MgO–SrO–Na2O glass system and compare its fundamental materials properties (density and cytocompatibility), against a state-of-the-art embolic agent (contour polyvinyl alcohol) to assess the potential of these materials for embolization therapies. The… 
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