Barbed suture technology

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

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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.
Number of pages42
ISBN (Print)9781845694395
StatePublished - Oct 2013


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

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