TITLE

Technical Note: A Novel Retractor For "Inside-Out" Meniscal Suture

AUTHOR(S)
Power, D.M.; Potter, R.J.; Kumar, A.J.S.; Spalding, T.
PUB. DATE
July 2005
SOURCE
Internet Journal of Orthopedic Surgery;2005, Vol. 2 Issue 2, p15
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The authors report a novel teaspoon retractor for assisting in the repair of posterior third medial meniscal tears. This technique has been practiced for several years and provides excellent visualization of the emerging sutures whilst protecting the soft tissues behind the knee.
ACCESSION #
19412522

 

Related Articles

  • Rotating Hinged Total Knee Replacement: Use with Caution. Pour, Aidin Eslam; Parvizi, Javad; Slenker, Nicholas; Purtill, James J.; Sharkey, Peter F. // Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, American Volume;Aug2007, Vol. 89-A Issue 8, p1735 

    Background: A rotating hinged total knee prosthesis may be utilized for the treatment of global instability or severe bone loss around the knee. Older generations of rotating hinged designs were associated with suboptimal outcomes. We evaluated the outcome of salvage knee reconstructions that...

  • Is a femoral component applicator useful in total knee replacement? Faraj, Adnan; Boda, Prashant // Knee Surgery, Sports Traumatology, Arthroscopy;Feb2009, Vol. 17 Issue 2, p125 

    The benefit of using an applicator to insert the femoral component during total knee arthroplasty in preventing flexion of the femoral component in the sagittal angle was evaluated in a prospective, consecutive, single-surgeon series. In group I (60 knee replacements) the applicator was used. In...

  • Unicompartmental Knee Arthroplasty with the Oxford Prosthesis in Patients with Medial Compartment Arthritis. Emerson, Jr., Roger H.; Higgins, Linda L. // Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, American Volume;Jan2008, Vol. 90-A Issue 1, p118 

    Background: The mobile-bearing feature of the Oxford unicompartmental knee replacement has the potential to optimize polyethylene wear, thereby leading to longer-term function of the implant. The function of the bearing requires intact soft tissues, with the ligaments being balanced throughout...

  • The Effect of Radial Head Excision and Arthroplasty on Elbow Kinematics and Stability. Beingessner, Daphne M.; Dunning, Cynthia E.; Gordon, Karen D.; Johnson, James A.; King, Graham J.W. // Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, American Volume;Aug2004, Vol. 86-A Issue 8, p1730 

    Background: Radial head fractures are common injuries. Comminuted radial head fractures often are treated with radial head excision with or without radial head arthroplasty. The purpose of the present study was to determine the effect of radial head excision and arthroplasty on the kinematics...

  • Septic arthritis of the knee joint secondary to adjacent chronic osteomyelitis of the femur in an adult. Woong-Kyo Jeong; Jong-Hoon Park; Soon-Hyuck Lee; Jong-Woong Park; Seung-Beom Han; Dae-Hee Lee // Knee Surgery, Sports Traumatology, Arthroscopy;Jun2010, Vol. 18 Issue 6, p790 

    The present report describes a case of septic knee arthritis secondary to reactivated chronic osteomyelitis. The osteolytic lesion observed on the initial radiographs resulted in further imaging studies including CT and MRI, which confirmed the diagnosis. Based on the patient’s history,...

  • Technical innovation: creation of a peripheral vascularized trough to enhance healing in cryopreserved meniscal allograft reconstruction. Boss, A.; Klimkiewicz, J.; Fu, F. H. // Knee Surgery, Sports Traumatology, Arthroscopy;May2000, Vol. 8 Issue 3, p159 

    The important functions of the meniscus have been well described. Lack of a meniscus may lead to instability and early osteoarthrosis of the knee. Meniscal transplantation is an option following complete or subtotal meniscectomy in symptomatic patients with correct alignment, and mild to...

  • Repair of meniscal tears with the absorbable Clearfix screw: results after 1-3 years. Frosch, K.-H.; Fuchs, M.; Losch, A.; Stürmer, K. M.; Stürmer, K M // Archives of Orthopaedic & Trauma Surgery;Nov2005, Vol. 125 Issue 9, p585 

    Introduction: Total meniscus resection usually leads to osteoarthritis of the knee joint. Preservation and refixation of the injured menisci are therefore of great clinical importance. Materials and Methods: The present study examines 40 meniscal injuries in 37 patients...

  • Secondary Patellar Resurfacing after Primary Bicondylar Knee Arthroplasty did Not Meet Patients' Expectations. Correia, João; Sieder, Marc; Kendoff, Daniel; Citak, Mustafa; Gehrke, Thorsten; Klauser, Wolfgang; Haasper, Carl // Open Orthopaedics Journal;2012, Vol. 6, p414 

    Secondary patella resurfacing is a controversial procedure which is applied in patients with anterior knee pain after a bicondylar knee arthroplasty (with unresurfaced patella). A group of 46 patients were submitted to this procedure and their satisfaction, range of motion and pain improvement...

  • Patellofemoral Arthroplasty: A Systematic Review of the Literature. Tarassoli, Payam; Punwar, Shahid; Khan, Wasim; Johnstone, David // Open Orthopaedics Journal;2012 Special Issue 002, Vol. 6 Issue S2, p340 

    Identification and management of patients with isolated patellofemoral osteoarthritis are challenging. Many of these patients present at a young age and it is important to distinguish degenerative change in the patellofemoral articulation from the other various causes of anterior knee pain. Once...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics