Anterior cruciate ligament augmentation procedure with a 1-incision technique: anteromedial bundle or posterolateral bundle reconstruction.

@article{Ochi2006AnteriorCL,
  title={Anterior cruciate ligament augmentation procedure with a 1-incision technique: anteromedial bundle or posterolateral bundle reconstruction.},
  author={Mitsuo Ochi and Nobuo Adachi and Masataka Deie and Atsushi Kanaya},
  journal={Arthroscopy : the journal of arthroscopic & related surgery : official publication of the Arthroscopy Association of North America and the International Arthroscopy Association},
  year={2006},
  volume={22 4},
  pages={463.e1-5}
}
Arthroscopic examination before anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction sometimes reveals that there is a relatively thick ACL remnant bridging the femur and the tibia that may function to stabilize the knee, although its attachment is not the same as the anatomic site. We have established an ACL augmentation procedure that preserves the ACL remnant with the 1-incision technique using an autogenous semitendinosus tendon and EndoButton-CL (Acufex, Smith & Nephew, Mansfield, MA) instead… CONTINUE READING