Slip knot for tying monofilament nylon sutures

V. P. Khatri, J. D. Balshi

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The integrity of the suture and the knot is important during the early phase of laparotomy wound healing. When monofilament suture is used, the initial anchoring knot can have varying configuration. We present a simple and rapid technique of placing this anchoring knot with a modified 'slip knot.'

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)735-737
Number of pages3
JournalAmerican Surgeon
Issue number8
StatePublished - 1995
Externally publishedYes


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  • Surgery

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Khatri, V. P., & Balshi, J. D. (1995). Slip knot for tying monofilament nylon sutures. American Surgeon, 61(8), 735-737.