Comparison of the Breaking Strength of Polyglactin Mesh in Urine, Serum, and Cell Culture Media

  • Charles D. Best
  • Martha K. Terris

Abstract

Polyglactin 910 is a synthetic absorbable copolymer that is inert, nonantigenic, and nonpyrogenic.16 Mesh constructed from this material has potential for use in the construction of urinary tract bioprosthetics as a delivery vehicle for cultured cells into in vivo systems3,4,13,17,18,23 and in other forms of urinary tract reconstruction.4,10,20

Keywords

Hydrolysis Crystallization Acidity Histamine Polypropylene 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Charles D. Best
    • 1
  • Martha K. Terris
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of UrologyStanford University Medical CenterUSA

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