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Silicone Gels

Synthetic organosiloxane gels that are formed from synthetic polymers of silicone oxide with organic sidechains (polydimethylsiloxane) by lengthening the polymer chains. Unlike silicone elastomers, they are not treated with amorphous silica. They are used as fillers in breast implants.
Also Known As:
Gels, Silicone
Networked: 13 relevant articles (0 outcomes, 1 trials/studies)

Bio-Agent Context: Research Results

Experts

1. Forbes, Lisa: 1 article (05/2015)
2. de Oliveira, Ana: 1 article (05/2015)
3. McMahon, Margaret: 1 article (05/2015)
4. Boruff, Jill: 1 article (05/2015)
5. Serghiou, Michael A: 1 article (05/2015)
6. Parry, Ingrid: 1 article (05/2015)
7. Nedelec, Bernadette: 1 article (05/2015)
8. Hsu, Shu-Chuan Chen: 1 article (05/2015)
9. Ryan, Colleen M: 1 article (05/2015)
10. Carter, Alissa: 1 article (05/2015)

Related Diseases

1. Cicatrix (Scar)
2. Plasmacytoma
3. Hypertrophic Cicatrix (Hypertrophic Scar)
4. Wounds and Injuries (Trauma)
5. Genetic Predisposition to Disease (Genetic Predisposition)

Related Drugs and Biologics

1. Silicones
2. Oils
3. Collagen Type II (Type II Collagen)
4. Siloxanes (Siloxane)
5. Silicone Oils
6. Colloids (Colloid)
7. Carbon Monoxide
8. Amino Acids
9. pristane (pristan)

Related Therapies and Procedures

1. Breast Implants (Breast Implant)
2. Cryotherapy (Therapy, Cold)
3. Lasers (Laser)
4. Dermabrasion