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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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Mineral apposition rate and bone implant contact are found to be relevant and was studied by Schliephake et al, and Guedes e Silva et al [6,7].
They strongly believe it could offer substantial clinical benefits to patients undergoing bone implant surgery.
Bone implants, while always a complicated matter, are easier to perform in adults who are already fully grown, but for children whose bones are still growing, it makes the process a lot more troublesome, requiring further surgeries later in life.
Faster bone healing was noted around SPAEK-COL-SIL bone implants in addition to increased rate of bone apposition and elevated bone implant contact.
A DENTIST accused of serious professional misconduct after an experimental bone implant treatment went wrong said there was "no doubt in his mind" his patient received the best care.
To create a customized bone implant, computer designers encode a computer-aided tomography, or CT, scan of the patient's lower jaw into a CAD program.
Tenders are invited for purchase of titanium bone implant system
The Cell'in bone implant is designed to stay in place sufficiently long, so the blood vessels network can form and bone can regrow in its place.
com/news/article/2011-06-06_oxford_performance_material_purchases_pekk_medical_business_from_arkema) bone implant from OPM isn't made of simple plastic: The company etched small but important surface details into a (http://www.
There is the possibility of using a cheek bone implant, but there is a slightly higher risk of the body rejecting this.
WMG's Dr Kajal Mallick in collaboration with his postgraduate researcher James Meredith is developing the technique, which, they believe could offer substantial clinical benefits to patients undergoing bone implant surgery.
SMD specializes in complete spinal implant systems, small bone implant systems as well as custom orthopedic instrumentation.