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Ligament repair – Case study
August 21, 2018
Injuries to the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) are a common sporting injury, resulting in loss of stability in the knee.
They account for around 40% of all sports injuries and in the USA over 70,000 ACL reconstructions are performed annually. Most procedures use autograft transplants from a healthy tendon elsewhere in the patient’s body while a smaller number use donor tissue from a deceased donor.