The Peruvian Fisherman's Knot A New, Simple, and Versatile Self-Locking Sliding Knot

Ramirez O. M. , TEZEL E. , Ersoy B.

ANNALS OF PLASTIC SURGERY, vol.62, no.2, pp.114-117, 2009 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 62 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2009
  • Doi Number: 10.1097/sap.0b013e31817e2c9e
  • Title of Journal : ANNALS OF PLASTIC SURGERY
  • Page Numbers: pp.114-117


Background: In many plastic surgery operations that are undertaken through relatively small incisions resulting in deep-seated operating fields, sliding knots with a self-locking property are preferred by plastic surgeons for 3 reasons: simplicity, reliability, and versatility. We describe a new and versatile sliding knot that can be easily sledded and locked.