A medium to long-term follow-up of ACL reconstruction using double gracilis and semitendinosus grafts

@article{Ferretti2010AMT,
  title={A medium to long-term follow-up of ACL reconstruction using double gracilis and semitendinosus grafts},
  author={Andrea Ferretti and Edoardo Monaco and Silvio Giannetti and Ludovico Caperna and David Luzon and Fabio Conteduca},
  journal={Knee Surgery, Sports Traumatology, Arthroscopy},
  year={2010},
  volume={19},
  pages={473-478}
}
This paper reports the results of our approach to ACL tears and knee laxity, based on 30 years of experience in ACL reconstruction with hamstrings and founded on the following cornerstones: the use of doubled semitendinosus and gracilis as a free graft; the use of an out-in technique for femoral drilling and of very strong and stiff fixation devices; the careful examination and repair or reconstruction of the lateral compartment in selected patients; and the use of unaggressive rehabilitation… CONTINUE READING

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