How does a tendon graft grow into an ACL?

ACL-Surgery-Ligamentization

Last updated: 25th December, 2019  As discussed in our recent article, anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction surgeries employ tendon grafts, such as the patellar tendon or hamstrings tendon, following which a new ligament grows on the tissue graft. The phenomenon of remodeling (or differentiation) of a tendon into a ligament is termed as “ligamentization”. Here, a […]

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Biodegradable Vs Metallic Screws for ACL Reconstruction

Last updated: 25th December, 2019  Reviewed by – Dr. Satish Reddy Many considering an ACL surgery have questions on what type of screws, biodegradable screws or metallic screws, would give the best outcome. There are many factors to be considered before choosing one. Let’s see the details about choosing the biodegradable screws or metallic screws for ACL Surgery. […]

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All about Partial Knee Replacement

Partial Knee Replacement

Last updated: 25th December, 2019  Partial Knee Replacement, also known as Unicondylar Knee Replacement or Unicompartmental Knee Replacement is a surgical procedure performed to alleviate pain and mobility issues in patients who have limited damage to knee joints. The damage could be due to arthritis, rheumatoid arthritis or trauma. Before going into details of partial knee […]

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Single-bundle vs. Double-bundle ACL Surgery

Last updated: 25th December, 2019  Reviewed by – Dr. Satish Reddy Disruption of the ACL (anterior cruciate ligament) is among the most frequent musculoskeletal injuries affecting physically active men and women. It is one of the most common sports injuries. ACL reconstruction surgery is a widely accepted approach for treating tears, but continues to evolve, with many […]

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Postoperative Complications and Care of ACL Reconstructions

acl surgery

Last updated: 25th December, 2019  Anterior cruciate ligament tear or damage is a common injury in young athletes and people who actively use the knees. Arthroscopic reconstruction of ACL is a popular surgical technique to repair the torn ACL. It is reported that patients undergoing this procedure are benefitted with 85-90% satisfaction with the restoration of […]

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