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Polyethylene Terephthalates (Polyethylene Terephthalate) Summary

Description: Polyester polymers formed from terephthalic acid or its esters and ethylene glycol. They can be formed into tapes, films or pulled into fibers that are pressed into meshes or woven into fabrics.

Also Known As: Polyethylene Terephthalate; Dacron; Terephthalate, Polyethylene; Terephthalates, Polyethylene

Networked: 1452 relevant articles (53 outcomes, 85 trials/studies) for this Bio-Agent

Key Diseases for which Polyethylene Terephthalates is Relevant

  1. Infection : 15 outcomes 20 studies in 180 results
  2. Aneurysm (Aneurysms) : 6 outcomes 9 studies in 315 results
  3. Hemorrhage : 4 outcomes 2 studies in 75 results
  4. Fistula : 4 outcomes 1 study in 59 results
  5. Neoplasms (Cancer) : 3 outcomes 1 study in 26 results
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Drugs Related to Polyethylene Terephthalates

  1. Rifampin (Rifampicin)
  2. Collagen
  3. velour
  4. Silver
  5. Polytetrafluoroethylene (Teflon)
  6. Gelatin
  7. Vancomycin
  8. Platinum
  9. baysilon (polydimethylsiloxane)
  10. Triclosan (pHisoHex)
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Therapies Related to Polyethylene Terephthalates

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