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A surgical cable for use in the repair of fractures or fusions of small bones and to assist in the repair of torn ligaments and tendons. The surgical cable has unique characteristics of high tensile strength, flexibility and inelasticity or stiffness.

Title
Load bearing polymeric cable
Application Number
1065
Publication Number
5456722
Application Date
July 30, 1993
Publication Date
October 10, 1995
Inventor
James J Cassidy
Memphis
TN, US
William D McLeod
Memphis
TN, US
Agent
Pravel Hewitt Kimball & Krieger
Assignee
Smith & Nephew Richards
TN, US
IPC
A61F 2/08
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