SUTURE, NONABSORBABLE, SILK

Known as: silk suture, silk sutures 
Natural nonabsorbable silk surgical suture is a nonabsorbable, sterile, flexible multifilament thread composed of an organic protein called fibroin… (More)
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
OBJECTIVE Direct haptic (force or tactile) feedback is negligible in current surgical robotic systems. The relevance of haptic… (More)
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Review
2003
Review
2003
Silk from the silkworm, Bombyx mori, has been used as biomedical suture material for centuries. The unique mechanical properties… (More)
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
Hepatic surgery in mice is challenging because of the delicate nature of the liver, lack of intravenous access, and risk of… (More)
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
To examine the source of smooth muscle-like cells during vascular healing, C57BL/6 (Ly 5.2) female mice underwent whole body… (More)
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2001
Highly Cited
2001
The purpose of this study was to evaluate the incidence of postoperative bleeding in patients treated with oral anticoagulant… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
STUDY DESIGN This study was designed to examine the behaviorial immunohistochemical changes of spinal glial cells and spinal… (More)
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
In normal animals, peripheral nerve injury produces a persistent, neuropathic pain state in which pain is exaggerated and can be… (More)
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the role of transvenous embolization in the treatment of intracranial dural arteriovenous fistulas (DAVFs… (More)
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Highly Cited
1989
Highly Cited
1989
Traumatic injuries to the head and neck that result in arteriovenous fistulae are often difficult to treat by direct surgical… (More)
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Highly Cited
1989
Highly Cited
1989
Because of the risks associated with arterial embolization of cavernous dural fistulas, we have sought an alternative method to… (More)
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