The incidence and significance of femoral tunnel widening after quadrupled hamstring anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction using femoral cross pin fixation.

@article{Klein2003TheIA,
  title={The incidence and significance of femoral tunnel widening after quadrupled hamstring anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction using femoral cross pin fixation.},
  author={Jason P Klein and David Mark Lintner and David W. Downs and Kimberly Vavrenka},
  journal={Arthroscopy : the journal of arthroscopic & related surgery : official publication of the Arthroscopy Association of North America and the International Arthroscopy Association},
  year={2003},
  volume={19 5},
  pages={470-6}
}
PURPOSE The purpose of this study was to evaluate the amount of femoral tunnel widening that occurred after anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction using quadrupled hamstring autografts and to determine the clinical significance of any such tunnel enlargement. TYPE OF STUDY Retrospective clinical analysis. METHODS Twenty-nine patients who had undergone reconstruction of a torn anterior cruciate ligament with quadrupled hamstring autograft and cross pin femoral fixation were evaluated to… CONTINUE READING

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