A simple device in shoulder arthroscopy: the suture assistant.


Arthroscopic reconstructive surgery in the shoulder is an extremely demanding. The advent of suture anchors, arthroscopic knot-tying techniques, and new arthroscopic instruments has greatly facilitated its development. Knowledge of the anatomy and surgical principles alone are not enough. Good visualization is critical. We describe a simple home-made device… (More)


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@article{Yip2005ASD, title={A simple device in shoulder arthroscopy: the suture assistant.}, author={Daniel Kwok Hing Yip and Jimmy Wai Kwok Wong}, journal={Arthroscopy : the journal of arthroscopic & related surgery : official publication of the Arthroscopy Association of North America and the International Arthroscopy Association}, year={2005}, volume={21 9}, pages={1151} }