Tanja M. Schmidt

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Although allografts for anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) replacement have shown advantages compared to autografts, their use is limited due to the risk of disease transmission and the limitations of(More)
Our study was aimed to advance the currently limited knowledge about differences in the biological remodeling of free soft-tissue tendon allografts and autografts for ACL reconstruction. Allogenic(More)
PURPOSE The objective of this study was to investigate the biologic healing and restoration of the mechanical function of a free soft tissue autograft and compare these to an identical nonsterilized(More)
Irradiation >30 kGy is required to achieve sterility against bacterial and viral pathogens in ACL allograft sterilization. However, doses >20 kGy substantially reduce the structural properties of(More)