Synthetic sutures: Clinical evaluation and future developments.


Today's sutures are the result of a 4000-year innovation process with regard to their materials and manufacturing techniques, yet little has been done to enhance the therapeutic value of the suture itself. In this review, we explore the historical development, regulatory database and clinical literature of sutures to gain a fuller picture of suture advances… (More)
DOI: 10.1177/0885328217720641