Deidre Meyers

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PURPOSE To compare the loop and knot security of arthroscopic square knots with other arthroscopic and open knots with the use of 2 commonly used suture types. METHODS Five knot configurations were tested 12 times each. The arthroscopic square knot was compared with the open square knot, arthroscopic and open half hitches with alternating posts, and the(More)
PURPOSE To compare the biomechanical characteristics of screw versus plate versus both screw and plate fixation for large, type 3 O'Driscoll coronoid fractures. METHODS Synthetic ulnas had 70% of their coronoids cut. Fixation was performed with either a cannulated screw, a plate, or both a screw and a plate. Energy to failure, force at failure, first(More)
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