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Indian Journal of Orthopaedics Surgery


Economical on table made reusable “J” Suture passer


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Author Details : Jaganmohan Sontyana, Challa Supradeeptha*, Vutharkar Rao Nageswara, Satyaprasad Jonnalagedda

Volume : 5, Issue : 4, Year : 2019

Article Page : 232-234


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Abstract

Objective: To spread the knowledge about economical method and report its success with the on table,
self-made, reusable suture loop with a commonly available stainless-steel wire loop.
Materials and Method: We used 0.8 mm, 1.5mm and 2mm diameter size stainless steel wires to make
suture loop with simple general instruments
Results: Performed surgeries such as hip replacements capsule suturing, coracoclavicular ligament and
acromioclavicular ligament reconstruction, trans calcaneal suture passage for tendo Achilles repair. Suture
passage is much easier, quicker and very economical.
Conclusion: Useful to every ortho surgeon wherever trans osseous and around bone passage of suture,
tendon or wire is needed. ‘ J ’ Suture passer will save lots of money and work stress.

Keywords: Jagan suture passer, J suture loop, Suture passer, Tendon passer.

Doi : 10.18231/j.ijos.2019.045

How to cite : Sontyana J, Supradeeptha C, Nageswara V R, Jonnalagedda S, Economical on table made reusable “J” Suture passer. Indian J Orthop Surg 2019;5(4):232-234

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