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