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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


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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