Arthroscopic meniscal root repair using a ceterix novostitch suture passer

Andrew J. Blackman, Michael J. Stuart, Bruce A. Levy, Mark A. McCarthy, Aaron J. Krych

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Abstract

Meniscal root injuries can compromise knee function and lead to early degenerative changes if not appropriately treated. Numerous techniques have been described; however, the technical difficulties in performing these repairs are well known. Furthermore, the relative strengths of various repair techniques have been examined. This article describes a single-working portal meniscal root repair technique using a double-locking loop suture configuration with a novel suture-passing device that offers a strong, reproducible repair construct.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)e643-e646
JournalArthroscopy Techniques
Volume3
Issue number5
DOIs
StatePublished - 2014

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Orthopedics and Sports Medicine

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