The influence of suture material on the strength of horizontal mattress suture configuration for meniscus repair


HAPA O., Aksahin E., ERDURAN M., Davul S., HAVITÇIOĞLU H., LaPrade R. F. , ...More

KNEE, vol.20, no.6, pp.577-580, 2013 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 20 Issue: 6
  • Publication Date: 2013
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.knee.2012.11.010
  • Journal Name: KNEE
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded, Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.577-580

Abstract

Purpose: Comparison of the mechanical characteristics of meniscal repair fixation using horizontal sutures and six different sutures under submaximal cyclic and load to failure test conditions may aid physicians in selecting a suture type.