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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… Expand
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
PURPOSE Total alloplastic temporomandibular joint (TMJ) reconstruction is often necessary because of the significant bony… Expand
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2004
2004
SummaryA comparative animal study showed that, after implantation in skull defects in guinea pigs, porous high-density… Expand
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
This prospective study evaluated the 5 to 8 year subjective and objective results of 42 consecutive patients who had TMJ… Expand
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Highly Cited
1994
Highly Cited
1994
A study of 56 patients (55 female, one male) with 100 reconstructed temporomandibular joints (TMJ) using the Techmedica custom… Expand
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Highly Cited
1993
Highly Cited
1993
A retrospective study of 107 patients (male, n = 13; female, n = 94) with 163 joints previously treated with Proplast-Teflon (PT… Expand
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1992
1992
Seven oral and maxillofacial surgeons from all U.S. American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons districts… Expand
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Highly Cited
1990
Highly Cited
1990
We compared the gross behavior of and microscopic response to implant materials currently in clinical use for facial bone… Expand
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1989
1989
Proplast I was used as posterior pharyngeal wall implant to correct velopharyngeal insufficiency (VPI) in 26 patients. Specific… Expand
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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… Expand
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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… Expand
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