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A polymer used as a vehicle for a drug, especially iodine.

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Infinnium stent (Sahajanand) is composed of stainless steel platform and heparinized biodegradable polymer consisting of poly-l-lactide, poly-dl-lactide-co-glycolide, poly-l-lactide-cocaprolactone and polyvinylpyrrolidone.
Murata, M, Arai, H, "The Interaction Between Polymer and Surfactant: The Effect of Temperature and Added Salt on the Interaction Between Polyvinylpyrrolidone and Sodium Dodecyl Sulfate.
Traditionally, devices such as catheters, balloons, and guidewires have been coated with synthetic hydrophilic coatings (UV-cured polyurethanes, polyvinylpyrrolidone, PVP) that help reduce cellular attachment and blood clotting and, when used for extended periods of time, aid in preventing the immune system from recognizing the device as a foreign body.
a core pellet (containing omeprazole and meglumine [N-methylglucamine], an alkaline compound); a coating made of polyvinylpyrrolidone ('PVP"); an enteric coating (made of eudragit L100-55, triethyl citrate and magnesium stearate).
Polyvinylpyrrolidone, does anything sound more delicious than that?
1M) containing 5% (W/V) Polyvinylpyrrolidone (PVPP), 2mM dithiothreitol (DTT), 0.
However, it is unable to ascertain the site of the leak; to do so, iodine 131 polyvinylpyrrolidine, iodine 125 polyvinylpyrrolidone, chromium 51-labelled albumin, chromium 51 chromic chloride, iodine 125 albumin, indium 111 chloride, indium-transferring Tc-99m diethylenetriaminepenta-acetic acid HSA, Tc-99m dextran, and Tc-99m human immunoglobulin have been used with success.
11) Superporous hydrogel system were developed to make gastric retention devices, the polyvinylpyrrolidone hydrogels showed that the hydrogels could stay in the stomach for more than 24 hours.
Prerequisites for successful injection were immobilisation of the sperm cell in polyvinylpyrrolidone (PVP) (group A: PVP (Medi-Cult); group B: PVP (SAGE In-Vitro Fertilization)) and mild cytoplasmic aspiration.
The reaction sequence will be perfected using clean stock solutions of copper nanoparticles (15-20 nm) functionalized with polyvinylpyrrolidone (PVP) and sodium dodecylbenzene sulphonate (SDBS).
Once crystallization began, the pipettes were then placed in solutions of THF and water at the same temperature that contained either THF/water or THF/water plus AFPs or polyvinylpyrrolidone (PVP), a well-known clathrate inhibitor.
The Titan inflatable penile prosthesis (Mentor Corp, Santa Barbara, CA) is coated with polyvinylpyrrolidone (PVP), a hydrophilic substance that reduces bacterial adherence and absorbs and elutes the antibiotics the device is immersed with intraoperatively.