Dimensional Stability of Poly(DL-lactic acid) Monofilament.
WALTER REED ARMY MEDICAL CENTER WASHINGTON D C ARMY MEDICAL BIOMECHANICAL RESEARCH LAB
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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
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