Risk of tearing the intact anterior cruciate ligament in the contralateral knee and rupturing the anterior cruciate ligament graft during the first 2 years after anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction: a prospective MOON cohort study.

@article{Wright2007RiskOT,
  title={Risk of tearing the intact anterior cruciate ligament in the contralateral knee and rupturing the anterior cruciate ligament graft during the first 2 years after anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction: a prospective MOON cohort study.},
  author={Rick W. Wright and Warren Reid Dunn and A. M. Amendola and Jack Taylor Andrish and John Bergfeld and Christopher K{\"a}ding and Robert G Marx and Eric Cleveland McCarty and Richard D. Parker and Michelle Lora Wolcott and Brian R. Wolf and Kurt Paul Spindler},
  journal={The American journal of sports medicine},
  year={2007},
  volume={35 7},
  pages={1131-4}
}
BACKGROUND The risk of tear of the intact anterior cruciate ligament in the contralateral knee after anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction of the opposite knee and the incidence of rupturing the anterior cruciate ligament graft during the first 2 years after surgery have not been extensively studied in a prospective manner. Clinicians have hypothesized that the opposite normal knee is at equal or increased risk compared with the risk of anterior cruciate ligament graft rupture in the… CONTINUE READING
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