Search tips
Search criteria 


Logo of procrsmedFormerly medchtJournal of the Royal Society of MedicineProceedings of the Royal Society of Medicine
Proc R Soc Med. 1953 August; 46(8): 641–652.
PMCID: PMC1918625

Discussion on Metals and Synthetic Materials in Relation to Tissues

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 (2.7M), or click on a page image below to browse page by page. Links to PubMed are also available for Selected References.

Selected References

These references are in PubMed. This may not be the complete list of references from this article.
  • 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]
  • Leveen HH, Barberio JR. Tissue Reaction to Plastics Used in Surgery with Special Reference to Teflon. Ann Surg. 1949 Jan;129(1):74–84. [PubMed]
  • NEWMAN PH, SCALES JT. The unsuitability of polythene for movable weight-bearing prostheses; report of a case of cup arthroplasty of the hip. J Bone Joint Surg Br. 1951 Aug;33-B(3):392–398. [PubMed]
  • SEDDON HJ, SCALES JT. A polythene substitute for the upper two-thirds of the shaft of the femur. Lancet. 1949 Oct 29;2(6583):795–795. [PubMed]
  • Yeager GH, Cowley RA. Studies on the Use of Polythene as a Fibrous Tissue Stimulant. Ann Surg. 1948 Sep;128(3):509–519. [PubMed]

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