A semitendinosus graft is a transplant derived from the tendon of the semitendinosus muscle.

 

ACL reconstruction

The graft usually relates to reconstruction of the anterior cruciate ligament, but the tendon can be used to reconstruct other ligaments also.

Synonyms: 
semi-T graft
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Cruciate ligament reconstruction

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

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FORUM DISCUSSIONS

Loose graft or just worried?

Post ACL reconstruction - Muscle Bulk


CLINICAL PUBLICATIONS

Semitendinosus Tendon for ACL Reconstruction: Regrowth and Mechanical Property Recovery. Suydam SM, Cortes DH, Axe MJ, Snyder-Mackler L and Buchanan TS. Orthop J Sports Med. 2017 Jun; 5(6): 2325967117712944.


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