Proplast

Known as: Proplast I, Proplast [Chemical/Ingredient] 
Polymer of polytetrafluoroethylene and carbon filaments; porous biocompatible material used in orofacial and middle ear reconstruction and as coating… (More)
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1974-2016
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1993
1993
A retrospective study of 107 patients (male, n = 13; female, n = 94) with 163 joints previously treated with Proplast-Teflon (PT… (More)
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1988
1988
'Proplast,' a Teflon fluorocarbon polymer and carbon fiber composite, was used as support for a polymethyl-methacrylate cylinder… (More)
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1988
1988
We studied the radiologic and pathologic changes in 30 patients (34 joints) in which there were locally destructive bone and soft… (More)
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1988
1988
Proplast reconstruction of iliac crest defects resulting from bone grafts taken for anterior lumbar and cervical fusions is… (More)
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1984
1984
A comparative animal study showed that, after implantation in skull defects in guinea pigs, porous high-density polyethylene… (More)
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1984
1984
Defects of the dura mater, which are a source of cerebral spinal fluid leakage, may be produced by trauma and otologic and… (More)
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1981
1981
Sixteen Proplast and 52 Plastipore prostheses, removed at revision surgery, have been examined histologically and the findings… (More)
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1980
1980
Proplast, a vitreous, carbon-Teflon, fluorocarbon polymer, was tested in rabbits for corneal tolerance and acceptance. Toxicity… (More)
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1979
1979
Four types of synthetic materials were implanted in 54 rabbits: Supramid, Proplast, Plasti-Pore, and Silastic. Each material was… (More)
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1979
1979
(1) Bone does not form within internal pores of undistorted Proplast implants because of the small interconnecting pore size of… (More)
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