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A braided suture exhibits one or more improved properties, e.g., reduced chatter, greater flexibility and/or better hand, than that of a braided suture of known, or standard, construction and of substantially equivalent size.

Title
Braided suture of improved characteristics
Application Number
89734
Publication Number
5306289
Application Date
February 26, 1991
Publication Date
April 26, 1994
Inventor
Ross R Muth
Brookfield
CT, US
Matthew E Hermes
Easton
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
A61B 17/00
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