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implant

Med anything implanted, esp surgically, such as a tissue graft or hormone

implant

[′im‚plant]
(medicine)
A quantity of radioactive material in a suitable container, intended to be embedded in a tissue or tumor for therapeutic purposes.
A tissue graft placed in depth in the body.
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Demineralized bone implants allow bone-forming proteins to be delivered to a site in the patient's body to facilitate regeneration of bone.
Head and neck surgeons are using titanium bone implants to create permanent anchors for prosthetic ears.
Using bone from one's pelvis or from tissue banks involves pain and healing of two separate surgical procedures -- but surgeons have long preferred it for bone implants.
RTI's innovations continuously raise the bar of science and safety for biologics - from being the first company to offer precision-tooled bone implants and assembled technology to maximize each gift of donation, to inventing validated sterilization processes that include viral inactivation steps.
The contract is successive deliveries implants for fixation of fractures, implants for fixation intramedullary within the long bone implants for combinations przezskretarzowych, implants for the fixation of fractures distal radius, ulna and the head of the tibia and implants for the fixation of bone fractures fine with the release of the contracting authority needed special tools (instruments) for implantation of these products, metal implants for bone surgery (plates, screws, Kirschner wires and wires to bind factions) and consumables (electrodes, blades, cutters, cassettes and drains) to held by the customer arthroscopic set.
Eontec said in an interview with Science and Technology Daily journalists Wang Xiangming and Yang Tao, that the company chairman and founder, Professor Li Yangde, has been a pioneer in the research of the application of high purity magnesium into bone implants and, after many years of cooperation with likeminded experts at institutions around the world, the in vivo and in vitro studies led by Professor Li have resulted in a number of positive outcomes.
In addition, the results of the research can be used in the production of biocompatible dental and bone implants.
Whitfield (Institute for biological sciences, National research council of Canada, Ottawa) describes in detail anabolic bone-growing drugs--PTHs, or parathyroid hormones--used for bone loss from aging as well as from fractures, bone implants, arthritis, and other causes.
The four and a half year project is focusing upon products that fit the human body such as surgical bone implants, helmets, prosthesis and sports grips.
Attention is given to the many techniques for manufacturing and testing metal foams and to how their microstructure can be controlled to create custom properties for applications in acoustics, bone implants, heat sinks, lightweighting and crash protection.
Contract award: delivery of bone implants, surgical systems for the separation of platelets and vascular grafts, stents and pacemakers endoscopic painkillers.
The production of bone implants starts by capturing a three-dimensional data set of the problematic area (scull, face, mandibular area .