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Torn ACL (cont.)

Prognosis of a Torn ACL

The success rate for surgical reconstruction of an ACL injury is between 75% and 95%. Operations fail because the knee becomes unstable again or the graft fails to heal.

Synonyms and Keywords

Torn anterior cruciate ligament, torn ACL, ACL injury

Author and Editor

REFERENCE:

Charlton, W.P.H., et al. "Differences in Femoral Notch Anatomy between Men and Women. A Magnetic Resonance Imaging Study." Am J Sports Med 30.3 May 2002: 329-333.


Last Editorial Review: 10/19/2011 4:56:58 PM

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