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Knee Surgery, Sports Traumatology, Arthroscopy

, Volume 15, Issue 8, pp 1023–1027 | Cite as

Double-bundle anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction using two different suspensory femoral fixation: a technical note

  • Yong Seuk LeeEmail author
  • Sung Kon Kim
  • Jung Ho Park
  • Jong Woong Park
  • Joon Ho Wang
  • Young Bok Jung
  • Jin Hwan Ahn
Knee

Abstract

We describe a novel double-bundle reconstruction method for ACL deficient knee. Grafts are tibialis allograft for AMB (anteromedial bundle) and semitendinosus autograft for PLB (posterolateral bundle). Femoral fixations are done by Bio-TransFix for AMB and EndoButton for PLB. Tibial fixations are done by Bio-interference screw for AMB at 60–70° knee flexion and secure the PLB and remnant AMB graft simultaneously onto anteromedial aspect of tibia at 10–20° knee flexion with spiked washer and screw. With our technique, graft lengths are not restricted and we provide strong femoral and tibial fixation if it is compared with previous techniques.

Keywords

Anterior cruciate ligament Double bundle Anatomic reconstruction TransFix fixation 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Yong Seuk Lee
    • 1
    Email author
  • Sung Kon Kim
    • 1
  • Jung Ho Park
    • 1
  • Jong Woong Park
    • 1
  • Joon Ho Wang
    • 1
  • Young Bok Jung
    • 2
  • Jin Hwan Ahn
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of Orthopaedic SurgeryKorea University Ansan HospitalAnsanSouth Korea
  2. 2.Chung-Ang University Medical CenterSeoulSouth Korea
  3. 3.Samsung Medical CenterSeoulSouth Korea

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