Harvesting hamstring tendons for ACL reconstruction influences postoperative hamstring muscle performance

  title={Harvesting hamstring tendons for ACL reconstruction influences postoperative hamstring muscle performance},
  author={Nobuo Adachi and Mitsuo Ochi and Yuji Uchio and Yasuo Sakai and Masakazu Kuriwaka and Atsushi Fujihara},
  journal={Archives of Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgery},
Anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction using hamstring tendons has recently received attention because of less donor site morbidity. It has been reported that harvesting hamstring tendons has little effect on postoperative hamstring muscle performance based on the peak torque value of the hamstring strength. However, recent studies have clarified some adverse effects of harvesting hamstring tendons. There is still argument about the influences of harvesting hamstring tendons on… CONTINUE READING
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