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ultra-high molecular weight polyethylene (UHMWPE) Summary

Description: used in medical prostheses

Also Known As: UHMWPE; UHMWPE polyethylene; ultra-high MW polyethylene

Networked: 243 relevant articles (17 outcomes, 42 trials/studies) for this Bio-Agent

Key Diseases for which ultra-high molecular weight polyethylene is Relevant

  1. Fatigue : 8 outcomes 16 studies in 73 results
  2. Osteolysis : 3 outcomes 16 studies in 102 results
  3. Bone Resorption : 3 outcomes 2 studies in 20 results
  4. Inflammation : 2 outcomes 4 studies in 27 results
  5. Stress Fractures (Stress Fracture) : 1 outcome in 13 results
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Drugs Related to ultra-high molecular weight polyethylene

  1. Vitamin E
  2. Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor A (Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor)
  3. ultra-high molecular weight polyethylene (UHMWPE)
  4. Polyethylene (Polythene)
  5. alpha-Tocopherol
  6. Collagen
  7. Proteins (Proteins, Gene)
  8. Interleukin-1 (Interleukin 1)
  9. Free Radicals
  10. Interleukin 1 Receptor Antagonist Protein (Anakinra)
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Therapies Related to ultra-high molecular weight polyethylene

  1. Hip Replacement Arthroplasty (Total Hip Replacement)
  2. Arthroplasty
  3. Prostheses and Implants (Prosthesis)
  4. Knee Prosthesis
  5. Knee Replacement Arthroplasty (Total Knee Replacement)
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