Long-term outcomes of anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction are good or excellent; however, 0.7%-20% of patients suffer from recurrent instability due to graft failure. The purpose of this paper was to analyse failure aetiology and the possibilities of revision surgical strategies, with a description of our experience. We obtained optimal and good results in most of our patients.

Causes of Failure of Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction and Revision Surgical Strategies

DI BENEDETTO, Paolo;CAUSERO, Araldo
2016

Abstract

Long-term outcomes of anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction are good or excellent; however, 0.7%-20% of patients suffer from recurrent instability due to graft failure. The purpose of this paper was to analyse failure aetiology and the possibilities of revision surgical strategies, with a description of our experience. We obtained optimal and good results in most of our patients.
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