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Artificial tendon or ligament with varying stiffness along its length

Abstract : Tendon or ligament with an elongated body comprising a flexible median part and at least one end part showing a different tensile stiffness from that of the median part, said body having a fibrous structure formed from biocompatible fibers having a diameter superior to 0.1 μm, said fibers forming the body of the device wherein the median part comprises a tubular cage placed around a central core comprising fibers.
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Submitted on : Friday, April 4, 2014 - 5:08:23 PM
Last modification on : Friday, April 2, 2021 - 3:39:10 AM

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  • HAL Id : hal-00973901, version 1

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Sabine Cantournet, Laurent Corté, D.N. Ku, Mohammed Cherkaoui, Jason S. Bach. Artificial tendon or ligament with varying stiffness along its length. France, Patent n° : EP 2 687 188. 2014, 20 p. ⟨hal-00973901⟩

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