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Arthroscopic knot tying on a single suture limb in case of a torn suture


Meyer, D C; Gerber, C (2009). Arthroscopic knot tying on a single suture limb in case of a torn suture. Arthroscopy, 25(8):925-928.

Abstract

During arthroscopic knot tying, one of the suture limbs may break before completion of the knot. With a single suture limb left, it may not be possible to secure the knot against slipping, and the surgeon may be forced to use an additional anchor to obtain a secure repair. We present a tool and method that allow completion of the knot on a single suture limb. Alternatively, the method can be used to perform all-inside endoscopic or arthroscopic knot tying without removal of the instrument from the body.

Abstract

During arthroscopic knot tying, one of the suture limbs may break before completion of the knot. With a single suture limb left, it may not be possible to secure the knot against slipping, and the surgeon may be forced to use an additional anchor to obtain a secure repair. We present a tool and method that allow completion of the knot on a single suture limb. Alternatively, the method can be used to perform all-inside endoscopic or arthroscopic knot tying without removal of the instrument from the body.

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Item Type:Journal Article, refereed, original work
Communities & Collections:04 Faculty of Medicine > Balgrist University Hospital, Swiss Spinal Cord Injury Center
Dewey Decimal Classification:610 Medicine & health
Language:English
Date:2009
Deposited On:19 Oct 2009 12:36
Last Modified:05 Apr 2016 13:30
Publisher:Elsevier
ISSN:0749-8063
Publisher DOI:https://doi.org/10.1016/j.arthro.2009.03.004
PubMed ID:19664513

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