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Types Of Suture Material And Uses
What kinds of materials are used in place of skull during a cranioplasty? What are the synthetic materials that doctors use in place of bone during a cranioplasty?
Depending : Depending upon the problem being addressed, type and size of defect, and final plans for reconstruction a number of materials may be used ranging from acrylics to titanium mesh. ...Read more
No Mercury: The metal used is usually an alloy based on chromium and cobalt. This is a strong alloy and is usually tolerated quite well. Years ago a gold alloy was used; that may be quite expensive today. The acrylics are quite common and have been used for years. Some partials can also be made with other materials. This science has changed a bit. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
What materials are prosthetics made from? What different kinds of materials (plastics, metals, etc?) are used to make prosthetics?
More than ever: Ceramics, porcelains, metals (precious, semi precious, non precious), composites, acrylics. Others. ...Read more
What are the health hazards associated with the use of separation techniques like paper chromatography or distillation etc?
Depends: These techniques are typically performed in a laboratory, where proper laboratory safety is exercised according to the requirements of the law and the host institution. Speak to your primary investigator, or the lab safety manager to be sure you are taught proper lab safety. The various chemicals you use each have an msds form, that tell you the health hazards of that reagent. ...Read more
What materials are prosthetics made from? What different kinds of materials (plastics, metals, etc…) are used to make prosthetics?
Acrylic: Methyl methacryliate is a resin based acrylic. ...Read more
Dermatology research? Where would i find research on proper selection of the best textiles and of other materials, based on the properties of the textiles or of the other materials (i.E. Texture, elasticity, ultraviolet protection factor, absorption, cond
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Is nanotechnolgy used 2 round the edges of the holes which are in artificial mesh used for hernia repair so no problem occur when fibros tissues grow?
Not yet: The majority of synthetic mesh for hernia repair are knitted in large sheets, then cut to size with a laser. This smooths the edges of the mesh. I am not aware of any special engineering regarding the mesh edge that uses a form of nanotechnology in the current products. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Good question.: Many years ago, the fascia from lateral thigh (fascia lata) was used for hernia repairs. But they eventually broke down and got resorbed because it was a free graft without any blood supply. It did not stay long enough, and many cases recurred. So we don't use it any more. ...Read more
Types of dental crow: There different types of crowns. Full gold crowns, porcelain fused to metal crowns are crowns are more traditional with a long time history and scientific data behind them there is a newer types are crowns that are called metal free or all ceramic crowns that depending on the position of tooth needing crown (front or back tooth) generally have a better cosmetic outcome ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What are the pros and cons of the plastic retainer vs. the metal retainer, in terms of comfort, flexibility, and what works better in treatment?
Durable & Adjustable: An orthodontic retainer made with a metal wire and acrylic is more durable and is adjustable, to a point. The vacuumed formed/3D printed plastic retainer(s) wear out after a few months of use, but are more easily (and less expensive) to replace if lost or if they wear out. Both are comfortable, and both work well if used correctly. Have your orthodontist show you samples of both. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
3 types: An anoscope is a short clear plastic tube that just goes a few inches into the rectum and lets us look for hemorrhoids and lesions near the anus. A sigmoidoscope is a longer tube that can reach the first part of the colon. An endoscope is used to do a colonoscopy and it can reach the length of the entire colon. ...Read more
What are the advantages and disadvantages of different treatments for puncture wound of the foot?
No easy answer: There are many different sealants, but generally two types: resin and glass-ionomer cement. However, each of these types can have many different formulations. For example, resin dental sealants can be clear, white or green, filled or unfilled, have fluoride. They can be hardened with a light, or over time. Contact manufacturers for specific content and percentages. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can pig abdomen wall or some other part be used in some way 2 repair hernias instead of artificial mesh which creates so many problems and recurrence?
Not good enough: Liposuction is by far much more effective. It is the permanent removal of fat cells under the skin and gives you the shape you are trying to acheive. The nonivasive radiofequency, freezing, ultrasound, low level laser, and all the rest are temporary and take multiple visits to see the results which are not nearly as fabulous as you would like. It is a preliminary approach prior to liposuction ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer