This chapter describes a double-bundle gracilis and semitendinosus technique that guarantees a more anatomic and strong ACL reconstruction. The described ACL reconstruction procedure allows the preservation of hamstring tendon insertion. The “over-the-top” position is used for the first passage; the second passage in the femoral tunnel and the tibial tunnel permits a rigid fixation of the graft. The avoidance of hardware and the intrinsic architectural features of the technique itself permit adjustment, especially in bundle tension.
|Title of host publication||Sports Injuries: Prevention, Diagnosis, Treatment, and Rehabilitation|
|Publisher||Springer Berlin Heidelberg|
|Number of pages||6|
|ISBN (Print)||9783642156304, 9783642156298|
|Publication status||Published - Jan 1 2012|
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