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June 6, 1977

The Slippery Knot Syndrome

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Salt Lake City

JAMA. 1977;237(23):2472. doi:10.1001/jama.1977.03270500024015

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To the Editor.—  Drs Mangum, Gilmore, and Thomas (236:2933, 1976) have indeed hit on a knot that will not slip. The only problem is that it is impossible to tie (Fig 1).