AKRON (March 20, 2006) — Elastomers serve three basic purposes in the medical/biomedical field-barrier protection (think gloves, dental dams, condoms, etc.), implant/replacement (think cervical disc cushioning), and medical device components (think silicone tubing, rubber stoppers, gaskets, etc.).
Scientists continue to search for ideal biocompatible material
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