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Table 1 Method of failure and suture characteristics

From: The influence of suture materials on the biomechanical behavior of suture-meniscal specimens: a comparative study in a porcine model

Suture Method of failure Suture characteristics
Suture pullout Suture breakage Knot failure Load at knot failure (N) Bioabsorbability Material
Ultrabraid 6 (60%) 3 (30%) 1 (10%) 162.17 Non-absorbable Braided UHMWPE
Magnum wire 6 (60%) 3 (30%) 1 (10%) 142.1 Non-absorbable Braided polyethylene
Ultratape 9 (90%) 0 (0%) 1 (10%) 168.89 Non-absorbable Smooth UHMWPE
2- 0 FiberWire 0 (0%) 10 (100%) 0 (0%) None Non-absorbable Braided polyester with long-chain polyethylene core
0 FiberWire 1 (10%) 9 (90%) 0 (0%) None Non-absorbable Braided polyester with long-chain polyethylene core
TigerWire 4 (40%) 6 (60%) 0 (0%) None Non-absorbable UHMWPE with long-chain polyethylene core and additional black marker strand
TigerTape 6 (60%) 4 (40%) 0 (0%) None Non-absorbable Broad UHMWPE with long-chain polyethylene core and additional black marker strand
Orthocord 5 (50%) 5 (50%) 0 (0%) None Partially absorbable Braided UHMWPE (45%) with PDS core (55%)
LabralTape 9 (90%) 0 (0%) 1 (10%) 181.0 Non-absorbable Smooth UHMWPE
  1. UHMWPE ultra-high molecular weight polyethylene, PDS polydioxanone