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Inverse knot: a personal sliding knot for arthrosopic surgery

  • Marco ConcaEmail author
  • Silvio Taschieri
  • Massimo Del Fabbro
  • Riccardo Conca
Shoulder

Abstract

The development of arthroscopic reconstructive procedures has resulted in the creation of dedicated knots, sliding or not, to be used without skin incision and passed through the cannulas. Most of the recent studies are dedicated to realize and develop slip knots because they are easier and faster to use. The authors report their experience in use of a personal slip knot we called Inverse knot, due to the peculiar characteristic that is closed by the “post” strand.

Keywords

Inverse knot Sliding knot Arthroscopic surgery Knot tying 

Notes

Acknowledgment

The authors express special thanks to Mr. Orciuolo Giuseppe without whom this knot would not ever been realized.

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© Springer-Verlag 2006

Authors and Affiliations

  • Marco Conca
    • 1
    Email author
  • Silvio Taschieri
    • 2
  • Massimo Del Fabbro
    • 2
  • Riccardo Conca
    • 1
  1. 1.Orthopedic & Arthroscopic DepartmentClinica San CarloMilanItaly
  2. 2.Galeazzi Institute, Department of OdontologyUniversity of MilanMilanItaly

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