Hypertrophy means excessive growth.

 

Tissue overgrowth

The term may be used to describe overgrowth of an organ, an area of bone or of soft tissue. The adjective is hypertrophic.

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ACL graft failure due to graft impingement

ACL reconstruction failure and revisions - Part 5b - by Dr Frank Noyes.

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CLINICAL PUBLICATIONS

[Bone hypertrophy as a results of training]. Krahl H, Pieper HG and Quack G. Orthopade. 1995 Sep;24(5):441-5.

Hypertrophied cruciate ligament in high performance weightlifters observed in magnetic resonance imaging. Grzelak P, Podgorski M, Stefanczyk L, Krochmalski M and Domzalski M. Int Orthop. 2012 Aug; 36(8): 1715–1719.


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