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A technique for modified outside-in suture technique for meniscal suture repair is described. This technique is particularly useful in degerative menisci in that the positioning of the suture causes the meniscus to exert steady pressure to a larger area. There are no knots in the joint space to cause irritation or sliding of the suture.
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This article was originally published in German inArthroskopie 1989;1:190-1. Translated with permission.
© 1992 Arthroscopy Association of North America. Published by Elsevier Inc.