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.
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2006
Highly Cited
2006
BACKGROUND Patients with end-stage bladder disease can be treated with cystoplasty using gastrointestinal segments. The presence… (More)
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2004
Highly Cited
2004
Sufficient neovascularization of neotissue is currently a limiting factor for the engineering of large tissue constructs. 45S5… (More)
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2003
Highly Cited
2003
Precise control over scaffold material, porosity, and internal pore architecture is essential for tissue engineering. By coupling… (More)
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2000
Highly Cited
2000
This article reports the first randomized prospective multicenter evaluation of a bioabsorbable conduit for nerve repair. The… (More)
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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… (More)
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
Polyglycolic acid (PGA) fibre meshes are attractive candidates to transplant cells, but they are incapable of resisting… (More)
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
BACKGROUND With the thrombogenic tendency and permanent implant nature of metallic stents, synthetic polymers have been proposed… (More)
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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… (More)
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1990
Highly Cited
1990
Microneurosurgical techniques to reconstruct nerve gaps with nerve grafts frequently fail to achieve excellent functional results… (More)
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1977
1977
In a preliminary study of the enzyme-polymer interactions, the role of 15 enzymes in the in vitro hydrolysis of polyglycolic acid… (More)
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