Two-Stage Revision Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction: Bone Grafting Technique Using an Allograft Bone Matrix.

@article{Chahla2016TwoStageRA,
  title={Two-Stage Revision Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction: Bone Grafting Technique Using an Allograft Bone Matrix.},
  author={Jorge Chahla and Chase S. Dean and Tyler R. Cram and David Marc Civitarese and Luke T O'Brien and Samuel G. Moulton and Robert F Laprade},
  journal={Arthroscopy techniques},
  year={2016},
  volume={5 1},
  pages={e189-95}
}
Outcomes of primary anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction have been reported to be far superior to those of revision reconstruction. However, as the incidence of ACL reconstruction is rapidly increasing, so is the number of failures. The subsequent need for revision ACL reconstruction is estimated to occur in up to 13,000 patients each year in the… CONTINUE READING