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All-inside repair for a root tear of the medial meniscus using the two posteromedial portals with suture anchor
Arthrosc Orthop Sports Med 2022;9:37-40
Published online May 1, 2022;
© 2022 Korean Arthroscopy Society and Korean Orthopedic Society for Sports Medicine.

Nam Hong Choi, Dong Min Lee*

Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Nowon Eulji Medical Center, Eulji University, Seoul, Korea
Correspondence to: Dong Min Lee,
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Nowon Eulji Medical Center, Eulji University, 68 Hangeulbiseok-ro, Nowon-gu, Seoul 01830, Korea. Tel: +82-2-2680-7236, Fax: +82-2-2680-7557, E-mail:
Received December 8, 2021; Revised April 3, 2022; Accepted April 3, 2022.
This is an Open Access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial License ( which permits unrestricted non-commercial use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
Meniscal repair using a suture hook for a medial meniscus root tear has been usually performed through the anteromedial or anterolateral portal. However, handling of the suture hook can be extremely difficult in a tight medial compartment of the knee. In this technical note, the suture hook was inserted through the additional low posteromedial portal, and a loaded monofilament suture was used as a shuttle relay. All-inside meniscal repair using a suture anchor for a medial meniscus root tear was performed.
Keywords : Medial meniscus; Root tear; All inside repair; Posteromedial portal; Medial tightness
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