04255820 is referenced by 59 patents and cites 19 patents.

An improved artificial ligament is tubular in overall configuration with flared ends, which have a graduated pore density to permit controlled hard and soft tissue ingrowth, and a central portion which prevents tissue ingrowth. The central section of the ligament is elongatable along its longitudinal axis to permit the needed elasticity in use.

Title
Artificial ligaments
Application Number
6/60221
Publication Number
4255820
Application Date
July 24, 1979
Publication Date
March 17, 1981
Inventor
Robert J Pawluk
8 Valemont Rd., Montvale, 07645
NJ, US
Joel E Rothermel
55 Central Park West, New York, 10023
NY, US
Agent
Hopgood Calimafde Kalil Blaustein & Lieberman
IPC
A61F 1/00
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