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Polyurethanes (Polyurethane) Summary

Description: A group of thermoplastic or thermosetting polymers containing polyisocyanate. They are used as ELASTOMERS, as coatings, as fibers and as foams.

Also Known As: Polyurethane; Ostamer; Pellethane; Spandex; Ostamers Show All >>

Networked: 933 relevant articles (47 outcomes, 91 trials/studies) for this Bio-Agent

Key Diseases for which Polyurethanes is Relevant

  1. Wounds and Injuries (Trauma) : 7 outcomes 20 studies in 168 results
  2. Contracture : 5 outcomes 5 studies in 25 results
  3. Fistula : 4 outcomes in 9 results
  4. Pathologic Constriction (Stenosis) : 3 outcomes 2 studies in 19 results
  5. Hypersensitivity (Allergy) : 3 outcomes 1 study in 18 results
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Drugs Related to Polyurethanes

  1. Polymers
  2. Silicones
  3. Urea (Carbamide)
  4. Silver
  5. Hydrogel
  6. Plastics
  7. Urethane (Ethyl Carbamate)
  8. polylactic acid-polyglycolic acid copolymer (PLGA)
  9. Steroids
  10. Heparin (Liquaemin)
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Therapies Related to Polyurethanes

  1. Stents
  2. Catheters
  3. Breast Implants (Breast Implant)
  4. Prostheses and Implants (Prosthesis)
  5. Bandages (Bandage)
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