The Gore-Tex prosthetic ligament as a salvage procedure in deficient knees

@article{Roolker2000TheGP,
  title={The Gore-Tex prosthetic ligament as a salvage procedure in deficient knees},
  author={W. Roolker and Thomas W Patt and Cornelis Niek van Dijk and Marlies Vegter and R. K. Marti},
  journal={Knee Surgery, Sports Traumatology, Arthroscopy},
  year={2000},
  volume={8},
  pages={20-25}
}
Abstract The purpose of this study was to evaluate the results of prosthetic ligament replacement of the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) or posterior cruciate ligament (PCL) with the Gore-Tex polytetrafluorethyene prosthesis (W.L.Gore and Co., Flagstaff, Ariz.) in 52 patients (54 knees). All patients sustained multiple (failed) knee operations or had knees with gross instability. Twenty-eight (29 knees) of the ¶52 patients (54%) in whom the Goretex prosthesis was still in situ were available… Expand
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