The West Point Knot: A Sliding-Locking Arthroscopic Knot

Jared A. Wolfe, Adam M. Pickett, Gregory Van Blarcum, Brett D. Owens, Jeffrey Giuliani, Matthew Posner, Jonathan F. Dickens

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Despite the advent of sutureless technology, knot tying remains an important skill for any arthroscopist. When one is choosing which knot to tie, there are a variety of options, with each possessing its own inherent strengths and weaknesses. The West Point knot is a sliding-locking arthroscopic knot that is relatively easy to learn and has excellent knot security. This article details the appropriate manner in which to tie this knot.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)e685-e689
JournalArthroscopy Techniques
Issue number7
StatePublished - Jul 2018

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Orthopedics and Sports Medicine


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