The Pretzel knot: a new simple locking slip-knot


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

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

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 18 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2010
  • Doi Number: 10.1007/s00167-009-0984-9
  • Journal Name: KNEE SURGERY SPORTS TRAUMATOLOGY ARTHROSCOPY
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.412-414
  • Keywords: Shoulder arthroscopy, Sliding knot, Locking knot, Arthroscopic knot, Slip knot
  • Acibadem Mehmet Ali Aydinlar University Affiliated: Yes

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.