Initial loop and knot security of arthroscopic knots using high-strength sutures.

@article{Shah2007InitialLA,
  title={Initial loop and knot security of arthroscopic knots using high-strength sutures.},
  author={Mehul R Shah and Eric Jason Strauss and Kevin Kaplan and Laith M. Jazrawi and Jeffrey E Rosen},
  journal={Arthroscopy : the journal of arthroscopic & related surgery : official publication of the Arthroscopy Association of North America and the International Arthroscopy Association},
  year={2007},
  volume={23 8},
  pages={884-8}
}
PURPOSE There are many options for arthroscopic knots including the type of knot and suture material used. The current investigation evaluated knot properties using 3 high-strength suture materials tied in 5 common arthroscopic knot configurations. METHODS Four arthroscopic sliding knots including the Roeder, Weston, SMC, and Tennessee Slider and an… CONTINUE READING