"Prostheses and Implants" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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Artificial substitutes for body parts, and materials inserted into tissue for functional, cosmetic, or therapeutic purposes. Prostheses can be functional, as in the case of artificial arms and legs, or cosmetic, as in the case of an artificial eye. Implants, all surgically inserted or grafted into the body, tend to be used therapeutically. IMPLANTS, EXPERIMENTAL is available for those used experimentally.
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Prostheses and Implants" by people in Profiles.
Optimizing Expansion Clinic for Patients With Magnetic Controlled Growth Rods. J Am Acad Orthop Surg. 2022 May 15; 30(10):437-442.
Mortality in Early-Onset Scoliosis During the Growth-friendly Surgery Era. J Pediatr Orthop. 2022 Mar 01; 42(3):131-137.
Chronic Use of a Sensitized Bionic Hand Does Not Remap the Sense of Touch. Cell Rep. 2020 12 22; 33(12):108539.
Characterizing Use of Growth-friendly Implants for Early-onset Scoliosis: A 10-Year Update. J Pediatr Orthop. 2020 Sep; 40(8):e740-e746.
Is rod diameter associated with the rate of rod fracture in patients treated with magnetically controlled growing rods? Spine Deform. 2020 Dec; 8(6):1375-1384.
Angle Anatomy and Glaucoma in Patients With Boston Keratoprosthesis. Cornea. 2020 Jun; 39(6):713-719.
Improving Lung Function in Severe Heterogenous Emphysema with the Spiration Valve System (EMPROVE). A Multicenter, Open-Label Randomized Controlled Clinical Trial. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2019 12 01; 200(11):1354-1362.
Off-Label Use of the WEB Device. World Neurosurg. 2020 Feb; 134:e1047-e1052.
One-Way Endobronchial Valves as Management for Persistent Air Leaks: A Preview of What's to Come? Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2019 11 15; 200(10):1318-1320.
Glaucoma Management in Patients With Aniridia and Boston Type 1 Keratoprosthesis. Am J Ophthalmol. 2019 11; 207:258-267.