New developments in tendon repairs: The modified Adelaide repair and the knotless barbed suture tenorrhaphy – a biomechanical comparison

Tim Peltz, Roger Haddad, Peter Scougall, Sean Nicklin, Mark Gianoutsos & Bill Walsh
Introduction: Current literature suggests that the Adelaide Repair is not only stronger than other four-strand techniques, but also is a favorable repair in terms of gap formation. In this study we have modified the Adelaide suture configuration by interlocking its distal components. Additionally we[for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]