Meniscal repair using large diameter horizontal sutures increases fixation strength: an in vitro study


Kocabey Y., TASER O., HAPA O., Guclu A., BOZDAG E., Sünbüloğlu E. , ...More

KNEE SURGERY SPORTS TRAUMATOLOGY ARTHROSCOPY, vol.19, no.2, pp.202-206, 2011 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 19 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2011
  • Doi Number: 10.1007/s00167-010-1203-4
  • Title of Journal : KNEE SURGERY SPORTS TRAUMATOLOGY ARTHROSCOPY
  • Page Numbers: pp.202-206

Abstract

The purpose of this study was to compare the mechanical characteristics of meniscal repair fixation using horizontal sutures and two different diameter sutures under submaximal cyclic and load to failure test conditions.