"Polytetrafluoroethylene" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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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.
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Polytetrafluoroethylene" by people in Profiles.
Does PTFE coverage facilitate LVAD explant and heart transplant? J Card Surg. 2022 12; 37(12):4324.
Spectral calibration of photon-counting detectors at high photon flux. Med Phys. 2022 Oct; 49(10):6368-6383.
Palliative Mitral Valve Repair During Infancy for Neonatal Marfan Syndrome. Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 May; 101(5):1987-8.
Outcomes of systemic to pulmonary artery shunts in patients weighing less than 3 kg: analysis of shunt type, size, and surgical approach. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2014 Feb; 147(2):672-7.
Materials characterization and histological analysis of explanted polypropylene, PTFE, and PET hernia meshes from an individual patient. J Mater Sci Mater Med. 2013 Apr; 24(4):1113-22.
Proximal sano anastomosis aneurysm due to degeneration of bovine pericardial patch. Ann Thorac Surg. 2012 Sep; 94(3):993-6.
Intra-aortic balloon pump inserted through the subclavian artery: A minimally invasive approach to mechanical support in the ambulatory end-stage heart failure patient. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2012 Oct; 144(4):951-5.
Catheter-based left atrial appendage occlusion procedure: role of echocardiography. Eur Heart J Cardiovasc Imaging. 2012 Feb; 13(2):132-8.
Outcomes of radial incision of the tricuspid valve for ventricular septal defect closure. Ann Thorac Surg. 2011 Aug; 92(2):685-90; discussion 690.
A novel combination of bioresorbable polymeric film and expanded polytetrafluoroethylene provides a protective barrier and reduces adhesions. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2011 Mar; 141(3):789-95.