Published in Health and Medicine Week, July 26th, 2004
"The aim of the present study was to evaluate the influence of titanium-coated polymers on the inflammatory response and remodeling of connective tissue during wound-heating processes," reported K. Lehle ad colleagues in the journal Biomaterials.
"Discs of polyethyleneterephthalate (PET) and silicone as well as high-weight meshes of polypropylene (PP) were coated with a titaniumcarboxonitride (Ti(C,N,O)) layer by a plasma-assisted chemical vapor deposition process (PACVD) and implanted subcutaneously in the dorsal lumbar region of Wistar...
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