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Chicago, May 1, 1903.
To the Editor:
—The above failure is not due to the preparation of the catgut, but was the result of inferior catgut. We have had the same experience with inferior material, but with good catgut the result has always been ideal. In fact, the tensile strength has been greatly increased.
Senn EJ. Claudius Method of Preparing Catgut.. JAMA. 1903;XL(19):1300. doi:10.1001/jama.1903.02490190030015