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|Title:||How to switch posts without rethreading when tying half-hitches|
|Authors:||Chan, K.C. |
|Source:||Chan, K.C., Burkhart, S.S. (1999). How to switch posts without rethreading when tying half-hitches. Arthroscopy 15 (4) : 444-450. ScholarBank@NUS Repository. https://doi.org/10.1016/S0749-8063(99)70064-2|
|Abstract:||Arthroscopically tied stacked half-hitch knots and sliding knots are best locked with half-hitches on alternating posts. It is possible to switch posts without rethreading the suture through the knot tier by flipping the half-hitch. This article describes extra- and intra-articular techniques for flipping half-hitches to switch posts. The post switching is most easily accomplished by transforming the half-hitch to an intermediate flat knot with symmetrical throws. This intermediate step is imperceptible when the sequence of actions is rapid. An over-under half-hitch becomes an under-over half- hitch when the post is switched.|
|Appears in Collections:||Staff Publications|
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