The Wiese Knot: A Sliding-Locking Arthroscopic Knot

Stephen Arthur Parada, K. Aaron Shaw, Josef K. Eichinger, Nathan T. Boykin, David M. Gloystein, Cheryl L. Ledford, Edward D. Arrington, Paul T. Wiese

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Despite recent advances in knotless suture devices for arthroscopic surgical procedures, arthroscopic knot tying remains a necessary skill for the arthroscopic surgeon. Successful completion of arthroscopic knot tying relies on a thorough understanding of the chosen technique, proper suture management, adequate knot tensioning and securement, and the ability to reproducibly create the knot. We introduce a technique that serves as both a sliding and locking knot while being simple to master and reproducible to perform.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)e21-e24
JournalArthroscopy Techniques
Issue number1
StatePublished - Feb 1 2017
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Orthopedics and Sports Medicine


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