Cross-section modified and highly elastic sutures reduce tissue incision and show comparable biocompatibility: in-vitro and in-vivo evaluation of novel thermoplastic urethane surgical threads

Marius Helmedag, Daniel Heise, Roman Eickhoff, Klas-Moritz Kossel, Thomas Gries, Stefan Jockenhoevel, Ulf Peter Neumann, Christian Daniel Klink, Andreas Lambertz

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Original languageEnglish
Number of pages10
JournalJournal of Biomedical Materials Research Part B-applied Biomaterials
Publication statusE-pub ahead of print - 24 Oct 2020


  • animal trials
  • biocompatibility
  • elastic sutures
  • surface modified surgical threads
  • thermoplastic polyurethane
  • tissue incision
  • PVDF

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