[Resilience of tibial transplant fixation for replacement of the anterior cruciate ligament. Interference screws vs. staples].

@article{Gerich1998ResilienceOT,
  title={[Resilience of tibial transplant fixation for replacement of the anterior cruciate ligament. Interference screws vs. staples].},
  author={John G Gerich and A. Cassim and Christian Lattermann and H. P. Lobenhoffer and Harald Tscherne},
  journal={Der Unfallchirurg},
  year={1998},
  volume={101 3},
  pages={204-8}
}
The endoscopic single incision technique for ACL reconstruction with a femoral half-tunnel may lead to a graft/tunnel mismatch and subsequent protrusion of the block from the tibial tunnel. The typical tibial fixation with an interference screw is not possible in these cases. Fixation with staples in a bony groove inferior to the tunnel outlet can be used… CONTINUE READING