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Synthetic sutures: clinical evaluation and future developments

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Today's sutures are the result of a 4000-year innovation process with regard to their materials and manufacturing techniques, yet little has been done to enhance the therapeutic value of the suture itself. In this review, we explore the historical development, regulatory database and clinical literature of sutures to gain a fuller picture of suture advances to date. First, we examine historical shifts in suture manufacturing companies and review suture regulatory databases to understand the f...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
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Accepted manuscript

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10.1177/0885328217720641

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St Catherines College
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Oxford, MSD, NDORMS
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Oxford, MSD, NDORMS
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Oxford, MSD, NDORMS
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Department:
Oxford, MSD, NDORMS
Publisher:
SAGE Publications Publisher's website
Journal:
Journal of Biomaterials Applications Journal website
Volume:
32
Issue:
3
Pages:
410–421
Publication date:
2017-07-17
Acceptance date:
2017-06-20
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EISSN:
1530-8022
ISSN:
0885-3282
Pubs id:
pubs:708467
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uri:3cff505a-29db-4c8f-a4fd-5a91fc792c4e
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uuid:3cff505a-29db-4c8f-a4fd-5a91fc792c4e
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pubs:708467

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