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Arthroscopic Knots

- Discussion:
- see suture
- see arthroscopic rotator cuff repair
- choice of knot depends on whether the suture repair will slide (vs not slide);
- suture type:
- Biomechanical evaluation of hand versus arthroscopically tied surgical knots
Heat Treatment of Arthroscopic Knots and Its Effect on Knot Security
- Optimizing arthroscopic knots using braided or monofilament suture.
- types of knots: (Arthroscopic Knot Tying)
- Roeder
- Weston
- SMC
- Tennessee Slider
- references:
- Arthroscopic sliding knot: how many additional half-hitches are really needed?

           - square knot:
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Security of knots tied with ethibond, fiberwire, orthocord, or ultrabraid.

           - arthroscopic nonsliding Surgeon’s knot
- Revo Knot:
                          - Revo Knot:  and technique
- knot tying manual
- midship knot:
- The Mid-Ship knot: a new simple and secure sliding knot

- references:
- Over-pointing technique: an approach to past-pointing arthroscopic knots on alternating suture posts without alternating the knot pusher.
                          - Optimizing arthroscopic knots using braided or monofilament suture
- Optimization of stacked half-hitch knots for arthroscopic surgery
- Cyclic testing of arthroscopic knot security


- Arthroscopic knot-tying techniques. Eric R McMillan and Richard B Caspari
- Arthroscopic Knot Tying. Don Johnson
- Arthroscopic Knot Tying. 
- Knott tying theory - Google Books
- Arthroscopic Knot Tying
- Arthroscopic knot-tying techniques