An ACL allograft is a graft from a donor to reconstruct the ACL (anterior cruciate ligament).

 

Compare allograft to autograft

An ACL allograft can be contrasted with an ACL autograft, where the patient's own tissue is harvested for the graft.

Synonyms: 
cruciate allograft
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Graft options in revision ACL

ACL reconstruction failure and revisions - Part 7 - by Dr Frank Noyes.

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CLINICAL PUBLICATIONS

A Systematic Review of Failed Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction With Autograft Compared With Allograft in Young Patients. Wasserstein D, Sheth U, Cabrera A and Spindler KP. Sports Health. 2015 May; 7(3): 207–216.


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