Extrusion of tibial tunnel bioabsorbable screw 15 months after anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction.

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Journal Article

The use of bioabsorbable implants in orthopaedic surgery has become a common practice. Despite their many theoretical advantages, recent reports have proposed certain concerns and complications associated with their use. We report the case of a bioabsorbable screw that extruded from the tibial insertion site 15 months after anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Anakwenze, OA; Kancherla, V; Kelly, JD

Published Date

  • December 2010

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 26 / 12

Start / End Page

  • 1710 - 1713

PubMed ID

  • 20888172

Pubmed Central ID

  • 20888172

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1526-3231

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/j.arthro.2010.04.074

Language

  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States