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A comparison of woven versus nonwoven polypropylene (PP) and expanded versus condensed polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE) on their intraperitoneal incorporation and adhesion formation.

Raptis, DA; Vichova, B; Breza, J; Skipworth, J; Barker, S; (2011) A comparison of woven versus nonwoven polypropylene (PP) and expanded versus condensed polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE) on their intraperitoneal incorporation and adhesion formation. J Surg Res , 169 (1) 1 - 6. 10.1016/j.jss.2009.12.014.

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Abstract

To compare known and novel synthetic materials useful for incisional hernia repair and to test independently, whether they justify common perceptions related to their use.

Type: Article
Title: A comparison of woven versus nonwoven polypropylene (PP) and expanded versus condensed polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE) on their intraperitoneal incorporation and adhesion formation.
Location: United States
DOI: 10.1016/j.jss.2009.12.014
Language: English
Keywords: Animals, Biocompatible Materials, Female, Herniorrhaphy, Male, Materials Testing, Models, Animal, Peritoneal Cavity, Polypropylenes, Polytetrafluoroethylene, Postoperative Complications, Surgical Mesh, Swine, Tissue Adhesions
UCL classification: UCL > School of Life and Medical Sciences > Faculty of Medical Sciences > Surgery and Interventional Science (Division of)
URI: http://discovery.ucl.ac.uk/id/eprint/1248493
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