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 (SCI-Expanded) 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 (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.577-580
  • Istanbul Technical University Affiliated: Yes


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.