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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).
Fitzpatrick WK. The Slippery Knot Syndrome. JAMA. 1977;237(23):2472. doi:10.1001/jama.1977.03270500024015
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