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Polypropylenes (Polypropylene) Summary

Description: Propylene or propene polymers. Thermoplastics that can be extruded into fibers, films or solid forms. They are used as a copolymer in plastics, especially polyethylene. The fibers are used for fabrics, filters and surgical sutures.

Also Known As: Polypropylene; Marlex; Hostalen; Marlex Polypropylene; Polypro; Prolene; Polymers, Propene; Polymers, Propylene; Polypropylene, Marlex; Propene Polymers; Propylene Polymers

Networked: 2047 relevant articles (104 outcomes, 263 trials/studies) for this Bio-Agent

Key Diseases for which Polypropylenes is Relevant

  1. Hernia (Hernias) : 25 outcomes 73 studies in 655 results
  2. Stress Urinary Incontinence : 13 outcomes 15 studies in 97 results
  3. Prolapse : 11 outcomes 20 studies in 113 results
  4. Inguinal Hernia (Direct Inguinal Hernia) : 8 outcomes 48 studies in 235 results
  5. Pelvic Organ Prolapse : 7 outcomes 12 studies in 83 results
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Drugs Related to Polypropylenes

  1. Polypropylenes (Polypropylene)
  2. Polytetrafluoroethylene (Teflon)
  3. Silicones
  4. Collagen
  5. Titanium
  6. Polyesters
  7. Nylons (Nylon)
  8. Polymers
  9. Cefazolin (Ancef)
  10. Silver
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Therapies Related to Polypropylenes

  1. Suburethral Slings (Tension-Free Vaginal Tape)
  2. Prostheses and Implants (Prosthesis)
  3. Sutures (Suture)
  4. Orthotic Devices (Orthosis)
  5. Transplants (Transplant)
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