Hamstring autografts are associated with a high rate of contamination in anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction

@article{Alomar2017HamstringAA,
  title={Hamstring autografts are associated with a high rate of contamination in anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction},
  author={Abdulaziz Z. Alomar and Saud Mohammed Alfayez and Ali Mohammed Somily},
  journal={Knee Surgery, Sports Traumatology, Arthroscopy},
  year={2017},
  volume={26},
  pages={1357-1361}
}
To quantitatively evaluate the rate, type, and level of contamination of anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) hamstring autografts after harvesting and preparation or dropping onto the operating room (OR) floor. Two hamstring autograft specimens were prospectively retrieved from each graft in a consecutive series of 50 patients undergoing primary isolated ACL reconstruction (100 specimens total). One specimen was retrieved immediately after harvesting and dropped onto the OR floor (dropped group… CONTINUE READING
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