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Whip stitch versus grasping suture for tendon autograft.

Authors
  • da Assunção, Ruy E
  • Haddad, Roger
  • Bruce, Warwick J M
  • Walker, Peter
  • Walsh, William R
Type
Published Article
Journal
European journal of orthopaedic surgery & traumatology : orthopédie traumatologie
Publication Date
Jan 01, 2013
Volume
23
Issue
1
Pages
105–109
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1007/s00590-011-0931-6
PMID: 23412415
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

The grasping suture described here is weaker than a standard whip stitch but may be sufficiently strong to harvest and handle tendon autograft. A standard whip stitch remains the choice for definitive graft fixation.

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