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Plastics Summary

Description: Polymeric materials (usually organic) of large molecular weight which can be shaped by flow. Plastic usually refers to the final product with fillers, plasticizers, pigments, and stabilizers included (versus the resin, the homogeneous polymeric starting material). (McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 4th ed)

Also Known As: Plastic

Networked: 8256 relevant articles (216 outcomes, 450 trials/studies) for this Bio-Agent

Key Diseases for which Plastics is Relevant

  1. Wounds and Injuries (Trauma) : 21 outcomes 37 studies in 838 results
  2. Bronchitis : 18 outcomes 7 studies in 197 results
  3. Neoplasms (Cancer) : 16 outcomes 36 studies in 744 results
  4. Pathologic Constriction (Stenosis) : 13 outcomes 11 studies in 319 results
  5. Infection : 12 outcomes 22 studies in 317 results
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Drugs Related to Plastics

  1. Cosmetics
  2. decamethrin (deltamethrin)
  3. Collagen
  4. Carbon Monoxide
  5. Fibrin
  6. Polyethylene (Polythene)
  7. Anti-Bacterial Agents (Antibiotics)
  8. Heparin (Liquaemin)
  9. Ice
  10. Polyurethanes (Polyurethane)
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Therapies Related to Plastics

  1. Stents
  2. Prostheses and Implants (Prosthesis)
  3. Catheters
  4. Drug Therapy (Chemotherapy)
  5. Mammaplasty (Breast Reconstruction)
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