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hydroxylapatite

[hī¦dräk·səl′ap·ə‚tīt]
(mineralogy)
Ca5(PO4)3OH A rare form of the apatite group that crystallizes in the hexagonal system.
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Huang, Structural characterization of zinc-substituted hydroxyapatite prepared by hydrothermal method, J Mater Sci Mater Med, 19, 797-803 (2008).
had already enjoyed a satisfactory experience with hydroxyapatite cement while performing mastoid cavity reconstruction.
Chow, Facial skeletal augmentation using hydroxyapatite cement, Arch.
In a non-human trial* where KYPHON ActivOs 10 Bone Cement with Hydroxyapatite was implanted into eight rabbit femurs, new bone was seen to form on the surface of the cement without an intervening fibrous tissue layer, and no inflammatory foreign body reaction was observed.
According to the report, addition of alumina nanoparticles increases the mechanical properties of hydroxyapatite bioceramic.
19] Osteoconductive eects of hydroxyapatite has been well established in treatment of periodontal bone loss.
Frost & Sullivan's Technical Insights Group discussed the development of MIV Therapeutics' pioneering, completely biocompatible Hydroxyapatite (HAp) technology for medical coatings, and its potential to improve stents and other implantable devices, as well as advanced drug delivery systems.
Posner, Crystal structure of hydroxyapatite, Nature 204, 1050-1052 (1964).
The resulting defect was filled with hydroxyapatite cement.
ATLANTA -- MIV Therapeutics (OTCBB:MIVT) (FWB:MIV), a leading developer of next-generation biocompatible coatings and advanced drug delivery systems for cardiovascular stents and other implantable medical devices, today announced the first ever human implantation of a hydroxyapatite coated stent and the launch of the MIVT Pilot Trial.
TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian researchers from Kashan University in association with their colleagues from Isfahan University of Technology succeeded in the synthesis of hydroxyapatite nanostructure through a new yet very simple method.

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