Reconstruction of the anterior cruciate ligament. A new positioning and fixation technique.

A new technique for ACL reconstruction is presented. The middle third of the patellar tendon is anchored to the inner surface of the lateral femoral condyle under direct visual control. The transplant is fixed tibially beneath a bone block removed from the ventral tibial head. Thirty-three patients were evaluated preoperatively and 27 months (range, 24 to… CONTINUE READING