Hamstring Grafts vs Knee Tendon Grafts in ACL Knee Reconstruction

ScienceDaily (2011-02-19) — Patients who received a hamstring graft rather than a knee tendon graft during anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) knee reconstruction were less likely to experience pain and mobility problems 15 years after surgery, according to a recent study. This information is important because ACL ruptures are relatively common in young athletes, and knee surgery is routinely performed. Read more

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