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Polytetrafluoroethylene (Teflon) Summary

Description: Homopolymer of tetrafluoroethylene. Nonflammable, tough, inert plastic tubing or sheeting; used to line vessels, insulate, protect or lubricate apparatus; also as filter, coating for surgical implants or as prosthetic material. Synonyms: Fluoroflex; Fluoroplast; Ftoroplast; Halon; Polyfene; PTFE; Tetron.

Also Known As: Teflon; FEP; Goretex; PTFE; TFE Show All >>

Networked: 3433 relevant articles (138 outcomes, 359 trials/studies) for this Drug

Key Diseases for which Polytetrafluoroethylene is Relevant

  1. Pathologic Constriction (Stenosis) : 14 outcomes 25 studies in 209 results
  2. Thrombosis (Thrombus) : 9 outcomes 21 studies in 209 results
  3. Infection : 7 outcomes 12 studies in 220 results
  4. Aneurysm (Aneurysms) : 7 outcomes 5 studies in 222 results
  5. Hemorrhage : 7 outcomes 5 studies in 104 results
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Drugs Related to Polytetrafluoroethylene

  1. Polytetrafluoroethylene (Teflon)
  2. nitinol
  3. Polypropylenes (Polypropylene)
  4. Silicones
  5. Carbon Monoxide
  6. Polyethylene Terephthalates (Polyethylene Terephthalate)
  7. Collagen
  8. Heparin (Liquaemin)
  9. Fibrin Tissue Adhesive (Fibrin Sealant)
  10. Thrombin
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Therapies Related to Polytetrafluoroethylene

  1. Transplants (Transplant)
  2. Stents
  3. Catheters
  4. Prostheses and Implants (Prosthesis)
  5. Sutures (Suture)
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