Second-look arthroscopy of anterior cruciate ligament grafts with multistranded hamstring tendons.

@article{Toritsuka2004SecondlookAO,
  title={Second-look arthroscopy of anterior cruciate ligament grafts with multistranded hamstring tendons.},
  author={Yukiyoshi Toritsuka and Konsei Shino and Shuji Horibe and Tomoki Mitsuoka and Masayuki Hamada and Ken Nakata and Norimasa Nakamura and Hideki Yoshikawa},
  journal={Arthroscopy : the journal of arthroscopic & related surgery : official publication of the Arthroscopy Association of North America and the International Arthroscopy Association},
  year={2004},
  volume={20 3},
  pages={287-93}
}
PURPOSE The purpose of this study was to clarify the fate of intra-articularly transplanted multistranded hamstring tendon grafts used for anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction. TYPE OF STUDY Consecutive samples. METHODS The subjects were 153 patients (156 knees) with a mean age of 24 years, who had been evaluated as experiencing clinical success. The patients consented to undergo second-look arthroscopy after ACL reconstruction with multistranded autogenous hamstring tendon… CONTINUE READING