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Maurice Y Mommaerts et al.
Child's nervous system : ChNS : official journal of the International Society for Pediatric Neurosurgery, 19(4), 211-216 (2003-04-26)
Our hypothesis was that a neurocranial suture autograft will, when shielded from dura, grow and be incorporated into the calvarium. Growth was monitored by marker separation in three isohistogenic groups of rabbits, between postnatal days 9 and 90. In order...
Nicoletta Colombo
Future oncology (London, England), 9(12 Suppl), 19-23 (2013-11-15)
Ovarian cancer is the leading cause of gynecological cancer deaths worldwide. Despite primary treatment with platinum-containing regimens, the majority of women will experience recurrent disease and subsequent death. Recurrent ovarian cancer remains a challenge for successful management, and the choice...
Dalia Nayak et al.
Applied radiation and isotopes : including data, instrumentation and methods for use in agriculture, industry and medicine, 57(4), 483-489 (2002-10-04)
Heavy ion activation of natural gold foil with a 7Li beam results in the formation of carrier-free 199-201Pb radionuclides along with their corresponding decay products, 199-201Tl, in the matrix. At 49 MeV projectile energy, the production of 199Tl through its...
Martin Schuettler et al.
Conference proceedings : ... Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society. IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society. Annual Conference, 2009, 1612-1615 (2009-12-08)
An easy and fast method for fabrication of neural electrode arrays is the patterning of platinum foil and spin-on silicone rubber using a laser. However, the mechanical flexibility of such electrode arrays is limited by the integrated tracks that connect...
Thorsten Langer et al.
Trends in pharmacological sciences, 34(8), 458-469 (2013-06-19)
Childhood cancer survival rates are now nearly 80% in more developed European countries because of improved therapies and better supportive care. Platinum chemotherapy drugs, such as cisplatin and carboplatin, are the cornerstone of many effective therapeutic protocols for childhood cancer....
M Schuettler et al.
Journal of neural engineering, 2(1), S121-S128 (2005-05-07)
A new method for fabrication of microelectrode arrays comprised of traditional implant materials is presented. The main construction principle is the use of spun-on medical grade silicone rubber as insulating substrate material and platinum foil as conductor (tracks, pads and...
Michele Iafisco et al.
Journal of inorganic biochemistry, 117, 237-247 (2012-07-25)
The present review focuses on the "drug targeting and delivery" approach of the selective transportation of cisplatin to bone tumors and bone metastases. This aim is realized by binding cisplatin to (bis)phosphonate ligands or their derivatives. Geminal bisphosphonates are in...
A Medici et al.
Steroids, 66(2), 63-69 (2001-01-09)
Regioselectivity in the anodic electrochemical oxidation of cholic acid with different anodes is described. The oxidation with PbO(2) anode affords the dehydrocholic acid in quantitative yield after 22 h. 3alpha,12alpha-Dihydroxy-7-oxo-5beta-cholan-24-oic acid (59%) and 3alpha-hydroxy-7,12-dioxo-5beta-cholan-24-oic acid (51%) are obtained stopping the...
J J Boyle et al.
The Journal of prosthetic dentistry, 69(1), 19-27 (1993-01-01)
This study compared porcelain facial margins made with the direct-lift technique using high-fusing shoulder porcelains and the platinum foil technique with conventional body porcelain. Marginal accuracy was measured directly and the marginal sharpness computed by the software program MacDraft. Both...
Himashinie V K Diyabalanage et al.
Cancer letters, 329(1), 1-8 (2012-10-04)
One of the most promising strategies to increase the efficacy of standard chemotherapy drugs is by combining them with low doses of histone deacetylases inhibitors (HDACis). Regarded as chemosensitizers, the addition of well-tolerated doses of HDACis to platinum-based chemotherapeutics has...
Fausto Petrelli et al.
Lung cancer (Amsterdam, Netherlands), 81(3), 337-342 (2013-07-31)
The sole agents pemetrexed (PEM), docetaxel and anti-EGFR agents are approved second-line therapies for non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) after failure with cisplatin-based doublets. The potential usefulness of platinum-based doublets as rechallenge for second-line chemotherapy has not yet been established....
Hai-Bo Wei et al.
Chinese medical journal, 125(16), 2902-2907 (2012-08-31)
Platinum-based regimens are used as standard first-line chemotherapy in non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) patients. To study if pharmacogenetic approach may allow a tailored selection of platinum chemotherapy for advanced NSCLC, we performed a meta-analysis to compare chemosensitivity to platinum...
Pei-Miao Li et al.
Ying yong sheng tai xue bao = The journal of applied ecology, 23(12), 3514-3525 (2013-03-14)
Anthropogenic platinum group elements (PGEs) are widely applied in vehicle exhaust catalytic converters (VECs), industrial catalysts, and pharmaceutics, making the PGEs, especially Pt, Pd, and Rh, become the newly environmental pollutants in some fields. Given the positive correlations between the...
Elisaveta Mladenova et al.
Journal of separation science, 35(10-11), 1249-1265 (2012-06-27)
A simple classification of various sorbents and solid-phase extraction procedures used for preconcentration of trace levels of Au, Pd, and Pt from different sample types is proposed in this review article. The large variety of available sorbents/procedures has been organized...
Using platinum foil techniques to create natural tooth color.
Luke Kahng
Practical procedures & aesthetic dentistry : PPAD, 20(8), 479-481 (2008-11-11)
Minimally invasive makeover: platinum foil technique.
Steve Ballis et al.
Dentistry today, 29(2), 146-146 (2010-03-04)
Christian Henle et al.
Conference proceedings : ... Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society. IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society. Annual Conference, 2008, 4208-4211 (2009-01-24)
A laser technology for manufacturing implantable electrode arrays, using spin-on polydimethylsiloxane (PDMS) and platinum foil as materials, was investigated in respect to its scaling limitations. The following aspects were analyzed: Minimal width and centre-to-centre distance of platinum tracks, the ability...
S M Dunne et al.
British dental journal, 175(9), 317-321 (1993-11-06)
A total of 315 porcelain labial veneers were fitted in 96 patients in two teaching hospitals, between July 1986 and October 1991, and were evaluated after a period of up to 63 months. During the evaluation period 53 (17%) restorations...
Yasar F Mansour et al.
Acta odontologica Scandinavica, 64(4), 231-236 (2006-07-11)
To quantify luting cement at the crown-tooth interface of esthetic crowns fabricated using four different techniques and two methods of excess cement removal. Four methods of crown fabrication were used: the feldspathic porcelain and platinum foil technique, the feldspathic porcelain...
Antonio González
Future oncology (London, England), 9(12 Suppl), 29-35 (2013-11-15)
Ovarian carcinoma is still one of the most common causes of death from cancer in the western world. Despite high sensitivity to chemotherapy, the majority of patients will relapse within 3 years. In this article the focus is centered on...
Gwangwoo Kim et al.
Nano letters, 13(4), 1834-1839 (2013-03-27)
Hexagonal boron nitride (h-BN) is gaining significant attention as a two-dimensional dielectric material, along with graphene and other such materials. Herein, we demonstrate the growth of highly crystalline, single-layer h-BN on Pt foil through a low-pressure chemical vapor deposition method...
S M Hannon et al.
The International journal of prosthodontics, 4(5), 457-464 (1991-09-01)
Postceramic soldering of collarless veneered retainers in which the porcelain margins were formed with a platinum foil matrix technique was investigated. The purpose of the study was to determine if removing the platinum foil matrix before or after indexing and...
Emily L Foldes et al.
Journal of neuroscience methods, 196(1), 31-37 (2010-12-29)
Nerve cuff electrodes are a principle tool of basic and applied electro-neurophysiology studies and are championed for their ability to achieve good nerve recruitment with low thresholds. We describe the design and method of fabrication for a novel circumpolar peripheral...
Ayako Tokuda
Kokubyo Gakkai zasshi. The Journal of the Stomatological Society, Japan, 71(1), 18-26 (2004-04-24)
To fabricate a prosthesis which is functionally harmonized with the stomatognathic system, the interocclusal relationship must be reproduced as accurately as possible. This study investigated the influence of the occlusal contacts upon tooth displacement and clarified the optimal occlusal contacts...
Martin Schuettler et al.
Conference proceedings : ... Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society. IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society. Annual Conference, 2008, 3212-3215 (2009-01-24)
Standard interconnection technologies are reviewed in respect to their applicability to electrically and mechanically connect laser-patterned nerve electrodes made from silicone rubber and platinum foil to wires and screen printed alumina substrates. Laser welding, gap welding, microflex ball bonding, and...
Živadin D Bugarčić et al.
Dalton transactions (Cambridge, England : 2003), 41(40), 12329-12345 (2012-08-15)
A brief overview of mechanistic studies on the reactions of different Pt(II) complexes with nitrogen- and sulfur-donor biomolecules is presented. The first part describes the results obtained for substitution reactions of mono-functional Pt(II) complexes with different biomolecules, under various experimental...
Xiaoyong Wang et al.
Chemical Society reviews, 42(1), 202-224 (2012-10-09)
Platinum-based anticancer drugs occupy a crucial role in the treatment of various malignant tumours. However, the efficacy and applicability of platinum drugs are heavily restricted by severe systemic toxicities and drug resistance. Different drug targeting and delivery (DTD) strategies have...
A G Quiroga
Journal of inorganic biochemistry, 114, 106-112 (2012-07-24)
This focused review is devoted to our advances in developing trans platinum complexes as antitumoral complexes, in particular those bearing aliphatic amines. It includes some fundamental aspects of the understanding of non conventional metallodrug mechanism. The perspective is arranged by...
Sameer Puri
Compendium of continuing education in dentistry (Jamesburg, N.J. : 1995), 26(7), 519-525 (2005-08-03)
Porcelain is an increasingly popular material to use for restorations. This article will discuss the 3 main ways to fabricate porcelain restorations. The first method involves waxing up the restoration to the proper form and casting it in molten porcelain...
Xiao-yong Shen et al.
PloS one, 8(8), e69553-e69553 (2013-08-14)
X-ray repair cross-complementing protein 3 (XRCC3) is an essential gene involved in the double-strand break repair pathway. Published evidence has shown controversial results about the relationship between XRCC3 Thr241Met polymorphism and clinical outcomes of non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) patients...
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