84 Percent Of Male Patients Still Highly Active 15 Years After ACL Knee Reconstruction

March 15, 2010
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Eighty-four percent of males who had ACL knee (anterior cruciate ligament) reconstruction with a patellar tendon (the tendon that attaches the knee to the front of the tibia or shin bone) graft continue at a high level of activity 15 years later, according to a study presented at the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine’s Specialty Day in New Orleans, Louisiana (March 13). Additionally, these patients have not developed severe osteoarthritis and their knees remain stable…more

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