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Absorbable Implants

"Absorbable Implants" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

Implants constructed of materials designed to be absorbed by the body without producing an immune response. They are usually composed of plastics and are frequently used in orthopedics and orthodontics.

This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Absorbable Implants" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Absorbable Implants" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 268 publications over 26 distinct years, with a maximum of 17 publications in 2004 and 2017
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