Technical note| Volume 8, ISSUE 1, P130-131, March 1992

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Improved outside-in technique of arthroscopic meniscal suture

  • F. Landsiedl
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    Orthopedic Hospital, Vienna, Austria
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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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