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Suture Anchors

"Suture Anchors" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

Implants used in arthroscopic surgery and other orthopedic procedures to attach soft tissue to bone. One end of a suture is tied to soft tissue and the other end to the implant. The anchors are made of a variety of materials including titanium, stainless steel, or absorbable polymers.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Suture Anchors" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Suture Anchors" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 30 publications over 12 distinct years, with a maximum of 7 publications in 2013
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