reconstruction of the knee


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reconstruction of the knee

Any procedure to reestablish stability of the knee after injury, usually to the anterior or posterior cruciate ligaments or to both.
See also: reconstruction
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Clark R, Olsen RE, Larson BJ, Goble EM, Farrer RP 1998 Crosspin femoral xation: A new technique for hamstring anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction of the knee Arthroscopy 14 258-67
I suffered the same injury as Simon did last year - an ACL reconstruction of the knee - in June 1994 and I had the Rugby World Cup in 1995 as a target to get me through the long days of rehab.

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