Barbed suture technology

N. P. Ingle, H. Cong, M. W. King

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Abstract

This review summarizes barbed suture technology. It discusses their development, materials used, design and manufacture, testing and properties as well as applications.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationBiotextiles As Medical Implants
PublisherElsevier Inc.
Pages366-407
Number of pages42
ISBN (Print)9781845694395
DOIs
StatePublished - Oct 2013

Keywords

  • Barbed
  • Monofilament
  • Polypropylene
  • Pullout
  • Skin
  • Suture
  • Tendon
  • Tissue
  • Viscoelastic

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