Anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction. Autograft or allograft?

TitleAnterior cruciate ligament reconstruction. Autograft or allograft?
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication1993
AuthorsDiStefano V
JournalClin Sports Med
Pagination1 - 11
Date PublishedJan
ISSN0278-5919 (Print) 0278-5919 (Linking)
Accession Number8418970
KeywordsAchilles Tendon / transplantation, Anterior Cruciate Ligament / injuries / *surgery, Humans, Knee Injuries / *surgery, Rupture, Tendon Transfer / *methods, Transplantation, Autologous, Transplantation, Homologous

Refinements in arthroscopic techniques have fostered an upsurge in arthroscopically assisted anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction. This article explores the relative merits of autogenous and allogeneic tissue used for this purpose and describes several important technical points in the author's preferred method of surgery.

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