Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Surgery

April 19, 2016

Anterior cruciate ligament, reconstruction or repairing the ACL is the primary reason for surgery. ACL reconstruction surgery uses a graft to replace the ligament. The most common grafts are autografts using part of your bodies, such as the tendon of the kneecap (patellar tendon) or one of the hamstring tendons. Another choice is allograft tissue, which is taken from a deceased donor. Repair surgery is usually used primarily for cases…

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