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The purpose of this study was to grow "artificial blood vessels" for autologous transplantation as arterial… Expand BACKGROUND
The extracellular matrix (ECM) derived from porcine small intestinal submucosa (SIS) has been used as a constructive… Expand There are circumstances that make abdominal wall closure unsafe and technically impossible after laparotomy for trauma. In these… Expand The material properties of ten 2-O suture materials were evaluated tensiometrically at time = 0 and again after 6 weeks… Expand Because previous studies evaluating prosthetic mesh have yielded conflicting results, we compared two permanent (polypropylene… Expand Wandering spleen is an uncommon diagnosis and has been rarely described in children. A review of the English literature yielded… Expand Absorbable sutures are initially equal or superior to nonabsorbable sutures in terms of tensile strength but are absorbed at… Expand A prospective, randomized comparison of continuous, absorbable, No. 2, coated, polyglycolic acid suture (Dexon-Plus) vs… Expand Abstract Not Available – First paragraph follows:
Even though organic wastes have been used as sources of nutrient elements for… Expand