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Absorbable Implants

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Disease relevance of Absorbable Implants

  • Their effectiveness without significant toxicity, together with new biodegradable implants for their easily acceptable long-term administration, suggest that a highly selective medical means of fully inhibiting ovarian estrogen production is now available for more extensive trials in breast cancer patients [1].

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  5. A biodegradable injectable implant sustains systemic and ocular delivery of an aldose reductase inhibitor and ameliorates biochemical changes in a galactose-fed rat model for diabetic complications. Aukunuru, J.V., Sunkara, G., Ayalasomayajula, S.P., DeRuiter, J., Clark, R.C., Kompella, U.B. Pharm. Res. (2002) [Pubmed]
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  17. Bone morphogenetic protein but not transforming growth factor-beta enhances bone formation in canine diaphyseal nonunions implanted with a biodegradable composite polymer. Heckman, J.D., Ehler, W., Brooks, B.P., Aufdemorte, T.B., Lohmann, C.H., Morgan, T., Boyan, B.D. The Journal of bone and joint surgery. American volume. (1999) [Pubmed]
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  21. Early findings in a pilot study of anterior cervical interbody fusion in which recombinant human bone morphogenetic protein-2 was used with poly(L-lactide-co-D,L-lactide) bioabsorbable implants. Lanman, T.H., Hopkins, T.J. Neurosurgical focus [electronic resource]. (2004) [Pubmed]
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