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Polyethylenes

Synthetic thermoplastics that are tough, flexible, inert, and resistant to chemicals and electrical current. They are often used as biocompatible materials for prostheses and implants.
Also Known As:
Ethene Homopolymers; Homopolymers, Ethene; Polymers, Ethylene; Ethylene Polymers; Ethylene Homopolymers
Networked: 16 relevant articles (1 outcomes, 1 trials/studies)

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Experts

1. Puértolas, J A: 3 articles (11/2012 - 11/2007)
2. Harris, William H: 3 articles (06/2007 - 12/2003)
3. Shen, Fu-Wen: 2 articles (02/2011 - 09/2002)
4. McKellop, Harry A: 2 articles (02/2011 - 09/2002)
5. Muratoglu, Orhun K: 2 articles (06/2007 - 12/2003)
6. Przybilla, C: 1 article (11/2012)
7. Pascual, F J: 1 article (11/2012)
8. Gracia-Villa, L: 1 article (11/2012)
9. Fernández-Canteli, A: 1 article (11/2012)
10. Rimnac, Clare M: 1 article (08/2011)

Related Diseases

1. Osteolysis
2. Fatigue
3. Dislocations
4. Comminuted Fractures
5. Weight Loss (Weight Reduction)

Related Drugs and Biologics

1. Polyethylene (Polythene)
2. Biocompatible Materials (Biomaterials)
3. ultra-high molecular weight polyethylene (UHMWPE)

Related Therapies and Procedures

1. Hip Replacement Arthroplasty (Total Hip Replacement)
2. Hip Prosthesis