Relative Strengths of Anterior Cruciate Ligament Autografts and Allografts

Chadwick C. Prodromos*, Brian T. Joyce

*Corresponding author for this work

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Graft strength is only one of the factors influencing anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) graft choice. However, it has a direct bearing on ultimate stability, which is the goal of ACL. The relative strengths of potential ACL grafts are often not clearly appreciated. It is the purpose of this chapter to present the available data on the relative strengths of tendons that can be used as ACL reconstructive grafts.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationThe Anterior Cruciate Ligament
Subtitle of host publicationReconstruction and Basic Science: Second Edition
ISBN (Electronic)9780323497398
ISBN (Print)9780323389624
StatePublished - Jan 1 2018

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Medicine


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