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Polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE) is a synthetic fluoropolymer of tetrafluoroethylene that has numerous applications. The best known brand name of PTFE-based formulas is Teflon™ by Chemours. Chemours is a spin-off of DuPont, which originally discovered the compound in 1938.

Wrap-clipping using PTFE membrane for ruptured blood blister-like aneurysms (BBAs) is a useful and acceptable procedure with long-term effectiveness. The effectiveness of this method can be ensured with modern monitoring methods 1).

Teflon for microvascular decompression

Teflon for microvascular decompression.

Hanihara M, Yoshioka H, Kanemaru K, Hashimoto K, Shimizu M, Nishigaya K, Fukamachi A, Kinouchi H. Long-term clinical and angiographic outcomes of wrap-clipping for ruptured blood blister-like aneurysms of the internal carotid artery under advanced monitoring. World Neurosurg. 2019 Feb 27. pii: S1878-8750(19)30481-4. doi: 10.1016/j.wneu.2019.02.070. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 30825634.
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