1
William D McLeod, James J Cassidy: Load bearing polymeric cable. Smith & Nephew Richards, Pravel Hewitt Kimball & Krieger, October 10, 1995: US05456722 (417 worldwide citation)

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.


2
Cassidy James J, Mcleod William D: Load bearing polymeric cable. Smith & Nephew Richards, KRIEGER Paul E, July 21, 1994: WO/1994/015550

A surgical cable (10) for use in the repair of fractures or fusions of small bones (50), 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.