Oxidative biodegradation mechanisms of biaxially strained poly(etherurethane urea) elastomers.

@article{Schubert1995OxidativeBM,
  title={Oxidative biodegradation mechanisms of biaxially strained poly(etherurethane urea) elastomers.},
  author={M A Schubert and Michael J. Wiggins and Michael P Schaefer and Anne Hiltner and James M Anderson},
  journal={Journal of biomedical materials research},
  year={1995},
  volume={29 3},
  pages={337-47}
}
As part of ongoing studies in polyurethane biostability and biodegradation, we have investigated an in vitro system to test strained poly(etherurethane urea) (PEUU). Recently, we utilized this system to reproduce in vivo stress cracking in strained Pellethane. In this study, strained PEUU was tested to determine whether it degrades through a common mechanism with Pellethane and to further examine the steps involved in this degradation. Biaxially strained PEUU elastomers were treated with an… CONTINUE READING

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