The load of an implanted graft during and after fixation in anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction

Abstract

Although the importance of initial graft load has been discussed in the literature, it has not been confirmed whether a surgeon can provide the desired load to an implanted graft in anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction. The purpose of this study was to compare the set force (initial load given to the graft before fixation) and residual load in the… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00167-004-0534-4

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