Monday, July 6, 2009

reinforcing meshes used during surgery -- keyword

keyword search for articles about biologic reinforcing meshes (search strategy composed 9/5/08):
mesh AND (alloderm OR permacol OR shelhigh OR surgisis OR tutomesh OR biologic[tiab] OR acellular OR extracellular OR matrix[tiab] OR biosynthetic[tiab] OR ((intestin* AND (sub-muco* OR submuc*)) OR "dermal collagen" OR "collagen scaffold" OR collagen-based OR cadaveric[tiab] OR decellularized OR pericard*)

keyword search for articles about synthetic reinforcing meshes (search strategy composed 9/5/08):
mesh AND (synthetic OR polyethylene terephthalate OR polytetrafluoroethylene OR ptfe OR eptfe OR polypropylene OR poly-lactic-co-glycolic OR plga OR pvdf OR polyurethane OR polyvinylfluorid OR polyvinylfluoride OR polyester OR prolene OR poliglecaprone OR polyglecaprone OR polyglactin OR polyvinylidene OR polydioxanone OR titanium OR titanized OR vicryl OR monocryl OR composix OR dacron OR dualmesh OR dynamesh OR gore-tex OR goretex OR marlex OR mersilene OR parietex OR plastex OR PL-PU99 OR proceed OR prolene OR prolite OR sepramesh OR surgipro OR timesh OR ultrapro OR vypro)