The Bridge-Enhanced Anterior Cruciate Ligament Repair (BEAR) Procedure


BACKGROUND This study assessed the safety of the newly developed bridge-enhanced anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) repair (BEAR), which involves suture repair of the ligament combined with a bioactive scaffold to bridge the gap between the torn ligament ends. As the intra-articular environment is complex in its response to implanted materials, this study was… (More)


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@inproceedings{Murray2016TheBA, title={The Bridge-Enhanced Anterior Cruciate Ligament Repair (BEAR) Procedure}, author={Martha Meaney Murray and Brett M. Flutie and Leslie A. Kalish and Kirsten Ecklund and Braden C. Fleming and Benedikt L. Proffen and Lyle Joseph Micheli}, booktitle={Orthopaedic journal of sports medicine}, year={2016} }