surgeon's knot


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any of several knots used in tying stitches or ligatures

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TIP] Because of the slight traction that exists on the mesh, a slip-knot is preferred instead of a surgeon's knot when suturing the sacral portion of the mesh graft to the anterior longitudinal ligament.
Bundles of about eight-plus inches are made by double wrapping with a single strand of twine (save these during the winter in an old box), tied with a constrictor knot or surgeon's knot.
The extra twist in the surgeon's knot holds the cord tight without using a finger while the second twist is tied.
It took me years to figure out why I was having so much trouble tying a surgeon's knot deep into a woman's pelvis," said Dr.