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BACKGROUND Conventional anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction techniques have focused on restoration of the anteromedial bundle only, which, however, may be insufficient in restoring the(More)
BACKGROUND Preconditioning of tendon grafts is believed to eliminate natural viscoelasticity of the tendons and prevent knee laxity after anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction. HYPOTHESIS(More)
BACKGROUND One aspect of the debate over the reconstruction of the anterior cruciate ligament is whether it should be carried out with the single-bundle or double-bundle technique. HYPOTHESIS The(More)
There has never been an MRI study of tunnel widening comparing bioabsorbable to metal screw fixation in autologous hamstring anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction. We randomized 62 patients(More)
BACKGROUND Compaction of the bone-tunnel walls by serial dilation is believed to enhance the interference screw fixation strength of the soft tissue grafts in anterior cruciate ligament (ACL)(More)