A novel technique for arthroscopic reduction and repair of a bucket-handle meniscal tear

@article{Yoon2009ANT,
  title={A novel technique for arthroscopic reduction and repair of a bucket-handle meniscal tear},
  author={Jung-Ro Yoon and Nasir Muzaffar and Jong-Woo Kang and Hong Chul Lim and Ji Bae and Kyung Wook Nha},
  journal={Knee Surgery, Sports Traumatology, Arthroscopy},
  year={2009},
  volume={17},
  pages={1332-1335}
}
We present a new technique designed for the reduction and repair of bucket-handle meniscal tears. After assessing the rotation of the displaced tear fragment of the meniscus, the centrally displaced portion of the tear is vertically pierced with a suture hook enabling passage of a No. 0 PDS suture, both limbs of which are retrieved out of the joint. Next, using a spinal needle and a shuttle relay system, both ends of the No. 0 PDS on the femoral and tibial surfaces of the meniscus are… CONTINUE READING

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