J Korean Orthop Assoc.  2020 Aug;55(4):305-310. 10.4055/jkoa.2020.55.4.305.

Tunnel Position for Anatomical Reconstruction of the Anterior Cruciate Ligament

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  • 1Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Hanyang University College of Medicine, Korea

Abstract

The review provides updated concepts regard to the anatomy of the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) footprints. The concept of anatomicalACL reconstruction, in which the graft is placed in the native ACL insertion area, has been introduced. However, there is still no consensuson the anatomical positioning of the femoral and tibial tunnel. In this study, authors review and update the literature regarding the tunnelposition for anatomical ACL reconstruction.

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knee; anterior cruciate ligament; reconstruction; footprints
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