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What does PVP stand for?

PVP stands for Polyvinylpyrrolidone

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[25] observed that the release rate of Celecoxib (CX) from polyvinylpyrrolidone (PVP), a water-soluble polymer, was significantly increased upon foaming; the time for 100% release was reduced in half.
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.