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Sponges

Known as: Sponge, sponge [artificial] 
A soft flexible, absorbent pad usually made from natural material such as gauze or cotton, used to absorb blood and other fluids, as in surgery or… Expand
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2015
2015
Reduced levels of endogenous growth factors and diminished angiogenesis are contributory factors for impaired wound healing in… Expand
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2009
Highly Cited
2009
CONTEXT Use of a chlorhexidine gluconate-impregnated sponge (CHGIS) in intravascular catheter dressings may reduce catheter… Expand
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2008
Highly Cited
2008
Gelatine sponge because of its flexibility, biocompatibility, and biodegradability, has the potential to be used as a scaffold to… Expand
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2006
2006
OBJECTIVE To determine if a systematic, concentric graft-carving technique results in less warping than eccentric carving… Expand
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2005
Highly Cited
2005
BACKGROUND Sternal wound infections remain a major cause of morbidity after cardiac surgery. Vancomycin is often the only… Expand
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2003
2003
OBJECTIVE To develop a surgical technique for using the distal aspect of the ulna as a transposition autograft in a distal radial… Expand
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2001
2001
Novel cross-linked sponges composed of gelatin/alginate and gelatin/hyaluronate and chitosan/hyaluronate (GH, GA and CH… Expand
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2000
Highly Cited
2000
PURPOSE This study was performed to assess the extent of bleeding in anticoagulated patients undergoing minor oral surgery… Expand
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1996
1996
1. Subcutaneous implantation of sterile polyether sponges elicited a reproducible neovascular response in rats, as determined by… Expand
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1996
1996
Middle-atmosphere models commonly employ a sponge layer in the upper portion of their domain. It is shown that the relaxational… Expand
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