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1. (WO2016064798) SUTURE HAVING A RESTRAINING ELEMENT AT AN END AND METHOD AND USE THEREOF
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Pub. No.:    WO/2016/064798    International Application No.:    PCT/US2015/056335
Publication Date: 28.04.2016 International Filing Date: 20.10.2015
IPC:
A61B 17/04 (2006.01), A61B 17/00 (2006.01)
Applicants: ETHICON LLC [US/US]; #475 Street C, Suite 401 Los Frailes Industrial Park Guaynabo, Puerto Rico 00969 (US)
Inventors: LINDH, SR., David C.; (US).
ROUSSEAU, Robert A.; (US).
LINDH, Darrell J.; (US)
Agent: PLANTZ, Bernard F.; (US)
Priority Data:
62/066,597 21.10.2014 US
Title (EN) SUTURE HAVING A RESTRAINING ELEMENT AT AN END AND METHOD AND USE THEREOF
(FR) SUTURE POSSÉDANT UN ÉLÉMENT DE RETENUE AU NIVEAU D'UNE EXTRÉMITÉ ET SON PROCÉDÉ D'UTILISATION
Abstract: front page image
(EN)Polymeric fibers, and apparatuses for and methods of processing such fibers to be useful as sutures, where at least one end of a fiber includes a termination feature. The termination feature is formed through the application of energy to a coiled region of the fiber.
(FR)L'invention concerne des fibres polymères, ainsi que des appareils et des procédés permettant de traiter de telles fibres pour en faire des fils de suture, au moins l'une des extrémités d'une telle fibre comprenant un élément terminal. L'élément terminal est formé par application d'énergie sur une zone enroulée de la fibre.
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African Regional Intellectual Property Organization (BW, GH, GM, KE, LR, LS, MW, MZ, NA, RW, SD, SL, ST, SZ, TZ, UG, ZM, ZW)
Eurasian Patent Organization (AM, AZ, BY, KG, KZ, RU, TJ, TM)
European Patent Office (AL, AT, BE, BG, CH, CY, CZ, DE, DK, EE, ES, FI, FR, GB, GR, HR, HU, IE, IS, IT, LT, LU, LV, MC, MK, MT, NL, NO, PL, PT, RO, RS, SE, SI, SK, SM, TR)
African Intellectual Property Organization (BF, BJ, CF, CG, CI, CM, GA, GN, GQ, GW, KM, ML, MR, NE, SN, TD, TG).
Publication Language: English (EN)
Filing Language: English (EN)