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Punch Chop Needle Technique

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 Punch-Needle Repair of the Collateral Ligament Attachment
Punch needle arthroscopic fixation of the collateral ligament avulsion can be successfully repaired using the punch-needle-technique. It is quick, easy and done without skin incision.
1. Punch needle guide placed on the ligament incersion an 2.4 mm Kirchner wire passed through the Femor.
2. Punch needle passed through the Femor twice.
3. The two sutures passed are pulled through one portal and tied together. Then the same is done on the other side.
GOC Clinic Bonn, Germany  1990 - 2006