Revision anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction: three- to nine-year follow-up.

  title={Revision anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction: three- to nine-year follow-up.},
  author={Mark G Grossman and Neal S Elattrache and Clarence L Shields and Ronald E. Glousman},
  journal={Arthroscopy : the journal of arthroscopic & related surgery : official publication of the Arthroscopy Association of North America and the International Arthroscopy Association},
  volume={21 4},
PURPOSE With the increasing number of primary anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstructions, revisions are more frequent. The literature quotes inferior results for revision cases when compared with primary ACL reconstruction. The purpose of the study was to review our institution's experience with revision ACL reconstruction. TYPE OF STUDY Retrospective case series. METHODS Thirty-five revision cases were performed between 1993 and 1999. Twenty-nine were available for follow-up… CONTINUE READING