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Polydioxanone

An absorbable suture material used also as ligating clips, as pins for internal fixation of broken bones, and as ligament reinforcement for surgically managed ligament injuries. Its promising characteristics are elasticity, complete biodegradability, and lack of side effects such as infections.
Also Known As:
Absolok; PDS II (Ethicon); Absoloks; Polydioxanones; Poly(oxy(1-oxo-1,2-ethanediyl)oxy-1,2-ethanediyl)
Networked: 123 relevant articles (2 outcomes, 21 trials/studies)

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Experts

1. Kandzia, Christian: 3 articles (10/2015 - 07/2010)
2. Wiltfang, Jörg: 3 articles (10/2015 - 07/2010)
3. Becker, Stephan T: 2 articles (10/2015 - 07/2010)
4. Laasch, Hans-Ulrich: 2 articles (09/2011 - 05/2010)
5. Bain, C: 2 articles (07/2011 - 05/2008)
6. Glazener, C: 2 articles (07/2011 - 05/2008)
7. Allahdin, S: 2 articles (07/2011 - 05/2008)
8. Nolst Trenité, Gilbert J: 2 articles (01/2010 - 11/2007)
9. Boenisch, Miriam: 2 articles (01/2010 - 11/2007)
10. Zantop, Thore: 2 articles (10/2007 - 06/2007)

Related Diseases

1. Wounds and Injuries (Trauma)
2. Pathologic Constriction (Stenosis)
3. Hernia (Hernias)
4. Inguinal Hernia (Direct Inguinal Hernia)
5. Pelvic Organ Prolapse

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4. Polyglycolic Acid (Polyglycolide)
5. Silk
6. Triclosan (pHisoHex)
7. Ethisorb
8. glycolide E-caprolactone copolymer
9. polyglyconate (Maxon)
10. dexon (fungicide)

Related Therapies and Procedures

1. Sutures (Suture)
2. Stents
3. Catgut
4. Laparotomy
5. Sternotomy