Search tips
Search criteria 


Logo of procrsmedFormerly medchtJournal of the Royal Society of MedicineProceedings of the Royal Society of Medicine
Proc R Soc Med. 1956 June; 49(6): 340–342.
PMCID: PMC1888915

Polyvinyl Alcohol Sponge as an Arterial Substitute

Full text

Full text is available as a scanned copy of the original print version. Get a printable copy (PDF file) of the complete article (729K), or click on a page image below to browse page by page. Links to PubMed are also available for Selected References.

Images in this article

Click on the image to see a larger version.

Selected References

These references are in PubMed. This may not be the complete list of references from this article.
  • DETERLING RA, Jr, BHONSLAY SB. An evaluation of synthetic materials and fabrics suitable for blood vessel replacement. Surgery. 1955 Jul;38(1):71–91. [PubMed]
  • EDGAHL RH, HUME DM, SCHLANG HA. Plastic venous prostheses. Surg Forum. 1955;5:235–241. [PubMed]
  • GRINDLAY JH, WAUGH JM. Plastic sponge which acts as a framework for living tissue; experimental studies and preliminary report of use to reinforce abdominal aneurysms. AMA Arch Surg. 1951 Sep;63(3):288–297. [PubMed]
  • HURST A, GROW JB, LEVINE S, PERLMUTTER HM. The use of plastic sponge in the surgical treatment of pulmonary tuberculosis; a preliminary report. Dis Chest. 1951 Aug;20(2):134–138. [PubMed]
  • RE MINE WH, GRINDLAY JH. Skinlined omentum and plastic sponge tubes for experimental choledochoduodenostomy. AMA Arch Surg. 1954 Aug;69(2):255–262. [PubMed]
  • SCALES JT. Tissue reactions to synthetic materials. Proc R Soc Med. 1953 Aug;46(8):647–652. [PubMed]
  • SCHOFIELD TL, HALLENBECK GA, GRINDLAY JH, BALDES EJ. Use of polyvinyl sponge in repair of experimentally produced defects in the abdominal wall. AMA Arch Surg. 1954 Feb;68(2):191–207. [PubMed]
  • SHUMWAY NE, GLIEDMAN ML, LEWIS FJ. An experimental study of the use of polyvinyl sponge for aortic grafts. Surg Gynecol Obstet. 1955 Jun;100(6):703–706. [PubMed]

Articles from Proceedings of the Royal Society of Medicine are provided here courtesy of Royal Society of Medicine Press