Graft choice in ACL reconstruction


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© Springer-Verlag France, Paris, 2012. All rights are reserved. The anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction is the sixth most common procedure in orthopaedic surgery, with more than 100,000 surgeries performed in the United States per year (1). Although widely accepted and investigated, ACL reconstruction still continues to evolve with many technical issues under debate and dependent on surgeon preference. These include tunnel placement, use of double- vs. single- bundle technique, type of fixation, and graft selection (2).

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Bonasia, DE; Amendola, A

Published Date

  • July 1, 2012

Volume / Issue

  • 9782287993534 /

Book Title

  • The Knee Joint: Surgical Techniques and Strategies

Start / End Page

  • 173 - 181

International Standard Book Number 10 (ISBN-10)

  • 2287993525

International Standard Book Number 13 (ISBN-13)

  • 9782287993527

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1007/978-2-287-99353-4_15

Citation Source

  • Scopus