A cruciate ligament reconstruction involves the use of graft material for creating a new cruciate ligament.

hamstrings graft
Harvested hamstrings tendon being prepared for use as aa anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction.

Summary of an article published in the medical literature.

Graft choice for cruciate ligament reconstruction

There are different options for cruciate ligament reconstruction, both in terms of the procedure and also the graft material.



Change in Anterior Cruciate Ligament Graft Choice and Outcomes Over Time. Kaeding CC, Pedroza AD, Reinke EK, Huston LJ, Hewett TE and Spindler KP. Arthroscopy. 2017 Nov; 33(11): 2007–2014.

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