Accession Number:

AD0742719

Title:

Dimensional Stability of Poly(DL-lactic acid) Monofilament.

Descriptive Note:

Technical rept.,

Corporate Author:

WALTER REED ARMY MEDICAL CENTER WASHINGTON D C ARMY MEDICAL BIOMECHANICAL RESEARCH LAB

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1971-10-01

Pagination or Media Count:

14.0

Abstract:

In an effort to stabilize a polyDL-lactic acid monofilament suture, a number of post-treatments were considered. These included wet and dry heat, pre-stretching and pre-loading, and gamma radiation. None of the methods tried was successful in imparting dimensional stability to the suture material. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Medical Facilities, Equipment and Supplies
  • Textiles

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE