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

Kocabey Y., Taser O., Hapa O., Guclu A., Bozdağ S. E., Sünbüloğlu E., ...More

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


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.