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A ribbed, porous tube suitable for use as a vascular graft prosthesis is prepared by scoring a stretched or unstretched tube of PTFE, stretching the tube at 200.degree.-320.degree. C. to develop the desired porosity, and heat setting the scored, stretched tube at 327.degree.-450.degree. C. while restraining the tube from axial shrinkage.

Title
Method of preparing a vascular graft prosthesis
Application Number
520027
Publication Number
4647416
Application Date
April 26, 1985
Publication Date
March 3, 1987
Inventor
Robert F Rosenbluth
Laguna Niguel
CA, US
Louis Seiler Jr
Huntington Beach
CA, US
Agent
Harold W Ordway
Peter C Richardson
Charles J Knuth
Assignee
Shiley Incorporated
CA, US
IPC
B29C 55/22
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