ACL reconstruction with hamstrings: how different technique and fixation devices influence bone tunnel enlargement.

@article{Iorio2013ACLRW,
  title={ACL reconstruction with hamstrings: how different technique and fixation devices influence bone tunnel enlargement.},
  author={Raffaele Iorio and Vincenzo Di Sanzo and Antonio Pasquale Vadal{\`a} and Jacopo Conteduca and Daniele Mazza and Andrea Redler and Gabriele Bolle and Fabio Conteduca and Andrea Ferretti},
  journal={European review for medical and pharmacological sciences},
  year={2013},
  volume={17 21},
  pages={2956-61}
}
BACKGROUND Bone tunnel enlargement after anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction is well documented in the literature. The cause of this tunnel enlargement is unclear, but is thought to be multifactorial, with mechanical and biological factors playing a role. AIM The aim of this prospective study was to evaluate how the different techniques may affect the bone tunnel enlargement and clinical outcome. PATIENTS AND METHODS Forty-five consecutive patients undergoing ACL reconstruction… CONTINUE READING

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