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Jwala Karnik et al.
Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology, 71(1), 77-83 (2014-04-15)
Acne scarring remains a stubborn clinical problem. Few treatments have been shown to be definitely effective for this problem. Polymethylmethacrylate (PMMA) microspheres in collagen (ArteFill, Suneva Medical Inc, Santa Barbara, CA) have shown long-term benefit for nasolabial fold treatment. A pilot...
Luis Alberto Cordova et al.
Clinical science (London, England : 1979), 127(5), 277-293 (2014-05-16)
Aseptic loosening as a result of wear debris is considered to be the main cause of long-term implant failure in orthopaedic surgery and improved biomaterials for bearing surfaces decreases significantly the release of micrometric wear particles. Increasingly, in-depth knowledge of...
Massive cement pulmonary embolism during percutaneous vertebroplasty.
María Elena Arnáiz-García et al.
Heart (British Cardiac Society), 100(7), 600-600 (2013-10-24)
Hazards of bone cement: for patient and operating theatre personnel.
C Kakazu et al.
British journal of anaesthesia, 114(1), 168-169 (2014-12-17)
Luís Marcos Cerdeira Ferreira et al.
Biosensors & bioelectronics, 47, 539-544 (2013-05-07)
This paper describes the development of a microfluidic system having as main component an enzymatic reactor constituted by a microchannel assembled in poly(methyl methacrylate) (PMMA) substrate connected to an amperometric detector. A CO2 laser engraving machine was used to make...
J Mason et al.
Medical physics, 40(3), 031717-031717 (2013-03-08)
In permanent seed implant prostate brachytherapy the actual dose delivered to the patient may be less than that calculated by TG-43U1 due to interseed attenuation (ISA) and differences between prostate tissue composition and water. In this study the magnitude of...
Jian-Chiun Liou et al.
Nanoscale research letters, 9(1), 1-1 (2014-01-02)
In this study, the Mo-electrode thin films were deposited by a two-stepped process, and the high-purity copper indium selenide-based powder (CuInSe2, CIS) was fabricated by hydrothermal process by Nanowin Technology Co. Ltd. From the X-ray pattern of the CIS precursor...
Bone cement embolism attached to central venous catheter.
J A Khan
British journal of anaesthesia, 114(2), 351-351 (2015-01-18)
High-refractive-index thin films prepared from trialkoxysilane-capped poly (methyl methacrylate)-titania materials
Lee LH and Chen WC
Chemistry of Materials, 13(3), 1137-1142 null
Jan-Hendrik Klein-Wiele et al.
Optics express, 21(7), 9017-9023 (2013-04-11)
A novel technique is introduced that dramatically increases the quality and spatial resolution of directly ablated periodic nanostructures on materials. The presented method utilizes a PMMA confinement layer spin coated on the surface of the ablated material reducing the violence...
Jonathan A Kadouch et al.
Dermatologic surgery : official publication for American Society for Dermatologic Surgery [et al.], 39(10), 1474-1485 (2013-10-05)
To evaluate factors influencing the onset and type of adverse events in patients injected with permanent fillers in the face and to propose a therapeutic strategy for these complications. A prospectively attained series of 85 patients with delayed-onset complications after...
Sudheer D Rani et al.
Analytica chimica acta, 770, 103-110 (2013-03-19)
This paper presents a numerical study to investigate the effect of geometrical and material transition on the flow and progression of a sample plug in electrokinetic flows. Three cases were investigated: (a) effect of sudden cross-sectional area change (geometrical transition...
Nicolas Zydziak et al.
Macromolecular rapid communications, 34(8), 672-680 (2013-03-19)
Single-walled carbon nanotubes (SWCNTs) are pre-functionalized with a pyridinyl-based dithioester to undergo a hetero Diels-Alder (HDA) reaction with cyclopentadienyl end-capped poly(methyl)methacrylate (Mn = 2700 g mol(-1) , PDI = 1.14). Fourier transform infrared spectroscopy, thermogravimetric analysis, elemental analysis (EA), and...
Simulated body fluid and water absorption effects on poly (methyl methacrylate)/hydroxyapatite denture base composites.
Tham WL, et al.
Express Polymer Letters, 4(9), 517-528 (2010)
Tim Van Hoeylandt et al.
Journal of chromatography. A, 1342, 63-69 (2014-04-15)
Peaks eluting from a size exclusion separation (SEC) are often not completely baseline-separated due to the inherent dispersity of the polymer. Lowering the flow rate is sometimes a solution to obtain a better physical separation, but results in a longer...
O Savabi et al.
The European journal of prosthodontics and restorative dentistry, 21(3), 105-108 (2013-11-23)
The purpose of this study was to evaluate the effect of chemical disinfectants on flexural strength of denture base acrylic resins. A total of 176 rectangular specimens (65x10x3 mm) were made from four heat-polymerized acrylic resins (Triplex,QC-20, Meliodent and Acropars)...
Pleural infection 55 years after plombage for pulmonary tuberculosis.
Qian-kun Chen et al.
Asian cardiovascular & thoracic annals, 21(1), 100-100 (2013-02-23)
Xinhua Li et al.
Medical physics, 40(3), 031903-031903 (2013-03-08)
In multidetector CT, the dose integral DIL of single scan dose profile over the integration interval (-L/2, L/2) can predict the accumulated dose DL(0) at the center of the scan range (-L/2, L/2) for a helical scan of pitch =...
Lucía D Garza-García et al.
Lab on a chip, 13(7), 1243-1246 (2013-02-16)
We report a proof-of-principle for the use of micro-devices as continuous bioreactors for the production of monoclonal antibodies. We culture CHO cells on the surface of PMMA "zigzag" channels textured with semi-spherical cavities coated with fibronectin, observing steady-state productivities 100...
Gursukhman S Sidhu et al.
Journal of neurosurgery. Spine, 19(1), 61-70 (2013-05-07)
The authors endeavor to highlight the surgical management of severe neurological deficit resulting from cement leakage after percutaneous vertebroplasty and to systematically review the literature on the management of this complication. A patient presented after a vertebroplasty procedure for traumatic...
C J Gutowski et al.
The bone & joint journal, 96-B(1), 65-69 (2014-01-08)
The rate of peri-prosthetic infection following total joint replacement continues to rise, and attempts to curb this trend have included the use of antibiotic-loaded bone cement at the time of primary surgery. We have investigated the clinical- and cost-effectiveness of...
A Demčenko et al.
Ultrasonics, 54(2), 684-693 (2013-10-08)
Elastic wave mixing using an immersion method has shown effective monitoring and scanning capabilities when applied to thermoplastic ageing, epoxy curing, and non-destructive testing. In water, excitation and reception of waves do not require physical contact between the tools and...
Teerthesh Jain et al.
The journal of contemporary dental practice, 14(1), 80-83 (2013-04-13)
The purpose of this study was to evaluate and compare the flexural strength of commercially available acrylic (trevalone) and modified polymethylmethacrylate (PMMA). Four groups were tested; Group 1- control group regular MMA, group 2-2% methacrylic acid, 88% MMA, group 3-16%...
Hidekazu Yamazaki et al.
Journal of bioscience and bioengineering, 118(4), 455-460 (2014-04-20)
Microwell chip culture is a promising technique for the generation of homogenous spheroids. We investigated the relationship between the structure of the bottom surface of microwell chip and the properties of HepG2 spheroid. We developed a microwell chip, the bottom...
Ali Dirani et al.
Journal of refractive surgery (Thorofare, N.J. : 1995), 30(4), 266-271 (2014-04-08)
To evaluate the safety and clinical outcomes of non-topography-guided photorefractive keratectomy (PRK) for the treatment of residual mild refractive errors 6 months after sequential intracorneal ring segment (ICRS) implantation and corneal collagen cross-linking (CXL) in stable keratoconus. This retrospective study...
K Weisshuhn et al.
The British journal of ophthalmology, 98(7), 980-983 (2013-07-16)
Preparation of the lamina during osteo-odonto-keratoprosthesis (OOKP) design is complex, and its longevity and watertightness important. To date, only acrylic bone cements have been used for bonding the optical cylinder to the tooth dentine. Our aim was to evaluate different...
Luiz G P Martins et al.
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 110(44), 17762-17767 (2013-10-16)
In this paper we explore the direct transfer via lamination of chemical vapor deposition graphene onto different flexible substrates. The transfer method investigated here is fast, simple, and does not require an intermediate transfer membrane, such as polymethylmethacrylate, which needs...
Lizz van der Heijden et al.
The Journal of bone and joint surgery. American volume, 95(21), e159-e159 (2013-11-08)
It has been suggested that, when a patient has a giant cell tumor, subchondral bone involvement close to articular cartilage and a hyperthermic reaction from polymethylmethacrylate (PMMA) are risk factors for the development of osteoarthritis. We determined the prevalence, risk...
Yang Wei et al.
Colloids and surfaces. B, Biointerfaces, 110, 363-371 (2013-06-12)
While protein-surface interactions have been widely studied, relatively little is understood at this time regarding how protein-surface interaction effects are influenced by protein-protein interactions and how these effects combine with the internal stability of a protein to influence its adsorbed-state...
W Schummer et al.
British journal of anaesthesia, 112(4), 672-674 (2013-12-10)
We report on a rare complication of poly(methyl methacrylate) (PMMA), injected into the spine, which then inadvertently leaked into the venous system. This resulted in an embolism of PMMA and produced a mass surrounding a triple lumen central venous catheter...
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