05147400 is referenced by 112 patents and cites 47 patents.

A semi-bioabsorbable connective tissue prosthesis, e.g., a replacement for the human anterior cruciate ligament, is provided whose stress-strain characteristics closely match those of the natural tissue.

Title
Connective tissue prosthesis
Application Number
349648
Publication Number
5147400
Application Date
September 12, 1990
Publication Date
September 15, 1992
Inventor
Ross R Muth
Brookfield
CT, US
John Kennedy
Stratford
CT, US
Donald S Kaplan
Weston
CT, US
Agent
Rocco S Barrese
Peter G Dilworth
Thomas R Bremer
Assignee
United States Surgical Corporation
CT, US
IPC
A61F 2/08
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