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299 Possible Causes for polytetrafluoroethylene

  • Urinary Tract Infection

    , symptomatic CAUTI was reported in one large trial with a low risk of bias, comparing silver alloy hydrogel-coated latex catheter (antiseptic-coated) against a standard polytetrafluoroethylene[] Standard indwelling catheters are made from a variety of materials including: polyvinyl chlorine, plastic, plain latex, polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE)‐coated latex, hydrogel‐coated[] , symptomatic CAUTI was reported in one large trial with a low risk of bias, comparing silver alloy hydrogel‐coated latex catheter (antiseptic‐coated) against a standard polytetrafluoroethylene[]

  • Meningitis

    Previous studies have illustrated that the presence of a rigid, perforated polytetrafluoroethylene tube in the subcutaneous tissue of animals increased the apoptotic activity[]

  • Polymer Fume Fever

    It was determined that a combination of the use of a mold-release spray containing a fluorocarbon polymer (polytetrafluoroethylene), poor general hygiene, and smoking during[] Abstract Five cocatiels (Nymphicus hollandicus) died within 30 minutes following exposure to fumes from a frying pan coated with the "non-stick" plastic polytetrafluoroethylene[] Revue Medicale de Liege 40(10): 428-432, 1985 Polytetrafluoroethylene fume poisoning in wild birds.[]

  • Congenital Ptosis

    However, in some studies using polytetrafluoroethylene strips or sutures, complications such as infection and granuloma formation were a significant problem.[] The recurrence rates were 62.2% for the nylon suture group and 0% for the polytetrafluoroethylene sheet group (P .001).[] : In this study, we aim to evaluate the effectiveness of our therapeutic algorithm, which relies on levator muscle resection and frontalis suspension with silicone rods, polytetrafluoroethylene[]

  • Vascular Graft Infection

    Abstract Polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE) prosthetic vascular graft infection is a serious complication of arterial reconstructive surgery.[] The incidence of infection and the spread of infection along the graft did not relate to the graft material used (Dacron velour, Dacron woven, polytetrafluoroethylene, and[] Either a protein sealed Dacron or a polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE) graft was used in 22 sheep while a control operation was performed on 4 animals.[]

  • Popliteal Artery Aneurysm

    We report the first, to our knowledge, successful endovascular treatment of a ruptured popliteal artery aneurysm with a new polytetrafluoroethylene stent-graft in a patient[] Patients with open repair (OR, n 41) underwent surgical bypass and aneurysm exclusion with great saphenous vein (n 26), short saphenous vein (n 3), or polytetrafluoroethylene[] The superficial femoral artery was harvested in the upper third of the thigh and used as the conduit for reconstruction, and the harvested segment was replaced by a polytetrafluoroethylene[]

  • Renal Artery Aneurysm

    A self-expandable polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE)-covered nitinol stent-graft was deployed in each renal artery to treat the stenoses and to exclude the aneurysm.[] Endovascular treatment with a polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE)-coated stent can exclude aneurysms and treat hypertension.[] For the three anastomoses, a polytetrafluoroethylene running suture was preferred.[]

  • Ventral Hernia

    CONCLUSION: Contaminated and clean-contaminated abdominal wall defects can be effectively and durably treated with condensed polytetrafluoroethylene mesh.[] This registry evaluated the safety and efficacy of one specific composite mesh with polypropylene and expanded polytetrafluoroethylene (Intramesh T1) in laparoscopic ventral[] The case presented involves a ventral hernia repair complicated by methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus infection and exposed polytetrafluoroethylene mesh.[]

  • Aortic Arch Interruption

    Seven infants subsequently underwent aortic reconstruction with a polytetrafluoroethylene graft.[] Abstract Prostaglandin E1 infusion and a microporous expanded polytetrafluoroethylene graft were used in the management of eight infants, all less than 4 days old, with interruption[]

  • Femoral Artery Occlusion

    Doppler ultrasonography showed an acute occlusion of the left common femoral artery due to the dislocated hip prosthesis, and right-to-left femorofemoral expanded polytetrafluoroethylene[] Patients were treated either with endoluminal PTFE thrupass (WL Gore & Ass) or with surgical polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE) bypass to proximal popliteal artery.[] Then, an 8-mm ringed polytetrafluoroethylene (Goretex) graft was interposed between right common iliac artery and bifurcation of the right common femoral artery.[]

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