"Polydioxanone" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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An absorbable suture material used also as ligating clips, as pins for internal fixation of broken bones, and as ligament reinforcement for surgically managed ligament injuries. Its promising characteristics are elasticity, complete biodegradability, and lack of side effects such as infections.
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Polydioxanone" by people in Profiles.
Garg K, Pullen NA, Oskeritzian CA, Ryan JJ, Bowlin GL. Macrophage functional polarization (M1/M2) in response to varying fiber and pore dimensions of electrospun scaffolds. Biomaterials. 2013 Jun; 34(18):4439-51.
Eggers MD, Reitman CA. In vitro analysis of polymer candidates for the development of absorbable vascular filters. J Vasc Interv Radiol. 2012 Aug; 23(8):1023-30.