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Prostheses and Implants (Prosthesis) Summary

Description: Artificial substitutes for body parts, and materials inserted into tissue for functional, cosmetic, or therapeutic purposes. Prostheses can be functional, as in the case of artificial arms and legs, or cosmetic, as in the case of an artificial eye. Implants, all surgically inserted or grafted into the body, tend to be used therapeutically. IMPLANTS, EXPERIMENTAL is available for those used experimentally.

Also Known As: Prosthesis; Prostheses; Artificial Implant; Artificial Implants; Implant, Artificial Show All >>

Networked: 13222 relevant articles (482 outcomes, 770 trials/studies) for this Therapy

Key Diseases for which Prostheses and Implants is Relevant

  1. Infection : 77 outcomes 91 studies in 1849 results
  2. Pain (Aches) : 61 outcomes 41 studies in 657 results
  3. Neoplasms (Cancer) : 19 outcomes 35 studies in 657 results
  4. Contracture : 15 outcomes 7 studies in 147 results
  5. Hernia (Hernias) : 14 outcomes 26 studies in 280 results
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Drugs Related to Prostheses and Implants

  1. Polyethylene Terephthalates (Polyethylene Terephthalate)
  2. Plastics
  3. Anti-Bacterial Agents (Antibiotics)
  4. Silicones
  5. Titanium
  6. Polytetrafluoroethylene (Teflon)
  7. Polyethylene (Polythene)
  8. Rifampin (Rifampicin)
  9. Polypropylenes (Polypropylene)
  10. Anticoagulants
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Therapies Related to Prostheses and Implants

  1. Prostheses and Implants (Prosthesis)
  2. Transplants (Transplant)
  3. Arthroplasty
  4. Stents
  5. Debridement
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