The Pretzel knot: a new simple locking slip-knot


Karahan M., Akgun U. , Espregueira-Mendes J.

KNEE SURGERY SPORTS TRAUMATOLOGY ARTHROSCOPY, vol.18, no.3, pp.412-414, 2010 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 18 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2010
  • Doi Number: 10.1007/s00167-009-0984-9
  • Title of Journal : KNEE SURGERY SPORTS TRAUMATOLOGY ARTHROSCOPY
  • Page Numbers: pp.412-414

Abstract

Arthroscopic knot tying is an important part of arthroscopic shoulder surgery. The "Pretzel" knot is a new locking slip-knot, which is simple to learn and prepare. It can slide easily to maintain desired tension and can be locked by a simple maneuver.