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Polyglycolic Acid

Known as: Poly(oxy(1-oxo-1,2-ethanediyl)), Polyglycolic Acid [Chemical/Ingredient], Polyglycolide 
A biocompatible polymer used as a surgical suture material.
National Institutes of Health

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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
BACKGROUND Patients with end-stage bladder disease can be treated with cystoplasty using gastrointestinal segments. The presence… Expand
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
Sufficient neovascularization of neotissue is currently a limiting factor for the engineering of large tissue constructs. 45S5… Expand
Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
Precise control over scaffold material, porosity, and internal pore architecture is essential for tissue engineering. By coupling… Expand
Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
This article reports the first randomized prospective multicenter evaluation of a bioabsorbable conduit for nerve repair. The… Expand
Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
Engineering new tissues utilizing cell transplantation on biodegradable polymer matrices is an attractive approach to treat… Expand
Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
We evaluated peripheral nerve regeneration across an 80-mm gap using a novel artificial nerve conduit. The conduit was made of a… Expand
Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
Polyglycolic acid (PGA) fibre meshes are attractive candidates to transplant cells, but they are incapable of resisting… Expand
Highly Cited
1994
Highly Cited
1994
Synthetic polymer scaffolds designed for cell transplantation were reproducibly made on a large scale and studied with respect to… Expand
Highly Cited
1990
Highly Cited
1990
Microneurosurgical techniques to reconstruct nerve gaps with nerve grafts frequently fail to achieve excellent functional results… Expand
Highly Cited
1990
Highly Cited
1990
Biodegradable rods of polyglycolide or lactide-glycolide copolymer were used in the internal fixation of a variety of fractures… Expand
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