Ligament reconstruction is re-building a torn ligament using tissue from other parts of the body, a donor or synthetic material.


Interpretation by our editorial team of a medical article published in 2014.

Cruciate ligament reconstruction

A surgeon discussion about whether or not one really needs to reconstruct a torn cruciate ligament.



Status and headway of the clinical application of artificial ligaments. Chen T, Jiang J and Chena S. Asia Pac J Sports Med Arthrosc Rehabil Technol. 2015 Jan; 2(1): 15–26.

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