Injury to infrapatellar branch of saphenous nerve in anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction using vertical skin incision for hamstring harvesting: risk factors and the influence of treatment outcome

@inproceedings{Ochiai2017InjuryTI,
  title={Injury to infrapatellar branch of saphenous nerve in anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction using vertical skin incision for hamstring harvesting: risk factors and the influence of treatment outcome},
  author={Satoshi Ochiai and Tetsuo Hagino and Shinya Senga and Takashi Yamashita and Kotaro Oda and Hirotaka Haro},
  booktitle={Journal of orthopaedic surgery and research},
  year={2017}
}
BACKGROUND Injury to the infrapatellar branch of the saphenous nerve (IPBSN) is a high-frequency complication in anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction. We analyzed the risk factor of IPBSN injury in ACL reconstruction. Moreover, we investigated the influence on treatment outcome by this complication. METHODS One hundred twenty-three patients who… CONTINUE READING