Hydrogel coated mesh decreases tissue reaction resulting from polypropylene mesh implant: implication in hernia repair Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Foreign-Body Reaction
  • Herniorrhaphy
  • Hydrogel
  • Inflammation
  • Polypropylenes
  • Surgical Mesh
  • Surgical Wound

abstract

  • These results demonstrate that a non-biodegradable hydrogel coating of PPM led to significant reduction in foreign body reaction, oxidative stress and apoptosis compared to uncoated PPM in vivo, and suggest that this coating could be clinically useful in hernia repair.

publication date

  • March 21, 2016

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

PubMed Central ID

  • PMC4945686

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1007/s10029-016-1481-y

PubMed ID

  • 27000660

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