Biomechanics in Knot Tying

  • Roman Brzóska
  • Hubert Laprus
  • Piotr Michniowski
  • Paweł Ranosz


Biomechanics in knot tying is a crucial part of knowledge about forces affecting the results of surgical procedures. As the knot is the very important part of almost every operation, incorrect tying of sutures can lead to failure of the procedures and decreasing the rate of good results. In the chapter all basic terms and processes influencing the strength and effectiveness of surgical knots tying will be explained.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Roman Brzóska
    • 1
  • Hubert Laprus
    • 1
  • Piotr Michniowski
    • 2
  • Paweł Ranosz
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of OrthopedicsSt Luke’s HospitalBielsko-BiałaPoland
  2. 2.Department of OrthopedicsEMC “Zdrowie” Hospital in KwidzynKwidzynPoland

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