A xenograft is a graft taken from an animal for use in a different species, eg human.

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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.

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CLINICAL PUBLICATIONS

Biomechanical properties of bovine tendon xenografts treated with a modern processing method. Colaço HB, Lord BR, Back DL, Davies AJ, Amis AA and Ajuied A. J Biomech. 2017 Feb 28;53:144-147. doi: 10.1016/j.jbiomech.2017.01.011. Epub 2017 Jan 13.


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