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A.C.L. (anterior cruciate ligament) operations
« on: April 25, 2003, 08:07:29 PM »
There are some overview notes on the KNEEguru site:
http://www.kneeguru.co.uk/html/step_02_cruciates/step_02_techniques_acl.html
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Re: A.C.L. (anterior cruciate ligament) operations
« Reply #1 on: April 25, 2003, 09:02:01 PM »
Pictures, drawings and detailed descriptions of different types of grafts for reconstruction.    Includes pros and cons for different grafts, as well as a rehab protocol section and an anatomy section.

http://www.orthoassociates.com/ACL_Page.htm

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Re: A.C.L. (anterior cruciate ligament) operations
« Reply #2 on: April 25, 2003, 09:08:46 PM »
Lots of information on ACL injury.   Includes repair methods, rehab, and several articles on injury prevention and sport.   Also contains info on glucosamine/chondroitin supplements.

http://www.stoneclinic.com/acl_injury_and_treatment.htm
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Re: A.C.L. (anterior cruciate ligament) operations
« Reply #3 on: April 25, 2003, 10:42:25 PM »
General overview. Easy to read. Main surgical methods outlined. Also discusses uncommon technique of thermal shrinkage:
http://www.iasm.com/kneeacl.html

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Re: A.C.L. (anterior cruciate ligament) operations
« Reply #4 on: August 22, 2004, 02:05:26 AM »
Very good site... has lots of information on ACL Reconstruction, recovery, pictures, braces... grafts.  FAQ's also included... it answered a lot of my questions.

http://www.yourmedicalsource.com/library/acltears/ACL_whatis.html

1/15/04 = ACL Rupture (fully torn)
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