Polystyrenes

Taxonomy

Code

D011137

Scope note(s)

  • Polymerized forms of styrene used as a biocompatible material, especially in dentistry. They are thermoplastic and are used as insulators, for injection molding and casting, as sheets, plates, rods, rigid forms and beads.

Source note(s)

  • Medical Subject Headings

Display note(s)

Hierarchical terms

Polystyrenes

Polystyrenes

Equivalent terms

Polystyrenes

  • UF Polystyrol

Associated terms

Polystyrenes

1 Archival description results for Polystyrenes

Interview with Sami Hashim, MD by Norma M.T. Braun, MD

Dr. Sami Hashim discusses his education and career development, his research on lipid metabolism and its derivatives, the ketogenic diet, the development of MCT (Medium Chain Triglycerides) which today has in many nutritional and medicinal applications and his collaboration with Dr. Theodore VanItallie which produced cholestyramine, the first cholesterol lowering medication. Dr. Hashim remarks on his family life and children, his hobbies, and his acquaintances with the Royal family in Kuwait and meeting the former President of Algeria, Abdelaziz Bouteflika, photographer Alfred Eisenstaedt, Nobel Laureate Linus Pawling, IRA member Bobby Sands, and Arctic Explorer Vilhjalmur Stefansson.

Braun, Norma M.T.