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Research Article

Modification of Mechanical Properties, Polymerization Temperature, and Handling Time of Polymethylmethacrylate Cement for Enhancing Applicability in Vertebroplasty

Figure 8

Photograph showing (a) the porous distributions in the bone cement samples and (b) the average porosities for the bone cement samples with various contents of castor oil in the NTG and the PCG. The porosity content increased with increasing castor oil content. However, preparation temperature (room temperature or precooling) had no significant effect () on porosity. . .

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