Imaging of anterior cruciate ligament repair and its complications.

  title={Imaging of anterior cruciate ligament repair and its complications.},
  author={Arthur Meyers and Andrew H. Haims and Kirsten Menn and Hicham A. Moukaddam},
  journal={AJR. American journal of roentgenology},
  volume={194 2},
OBJECTIVE This article provides a review of anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction procedures and their normal postoperative appearance. Then, we review commonly encountered complications: those associated with decreased range of motion (impingement, arthrofibrosis, intraarticular bodies, ganglion cysts) and those associated with laxity (graft tearing, graft stretching). Finally, we review some miscellaneous complications. CONCLUSION Given the number of patients undergoing ACL… CONTINUE READING