TITLE

Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction with Use of Autologous Quadriceps Tendon Graft

AUTHOR(S)
Sahnghoon Lee; Sang Cheol Seong; Chris Hyunchul Jo; Hyuk Soo Han; Joon Hwan An; Myung Chul Lee
PUB. DATE
October 2007
SOURCE
Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, American Volume;Oct2007 Supplement 3, Vol. 89-A, p116
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the study on how to evaluate anterior cruciate ligaments reconstruction with the use of autologous quadriceps tendon autographs. It is inferred that quadriceps tendon has equivalent ultimate load to failure compared to patellar tendon. In addition, quadriceps tendon is composed of several individual layers, which are separated to form two stands if the whole layer is harvested. It also considered as essential for quadriceps muscle strength.
ACCESSION #
27093562

 

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