Arthroscopic anterior cruciate ligament double-bundle reconstruction using hamstring tendon grafts-fixation with two interference screws: technical note

  • Mario Carneiro
  • Ricardo Dizioli Navarro
  • Gilberto Yoshinobu NakamaEmail author
  • João Mauricio Barretto
  • Antonio Altenor Bessa de Queiroz
  • Marcus Vinicius Malheiro Luzo
Technical Note


In this article, an original double-bundle anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction technique is described. The procedure is developed using hamstring tendon grafts while maintaining tibial osseous insertion. Two tibial tunnels are drilled and a simplified and precise outside-in double tunnel femoral drilling technique is utilized. The graft fixation is made using only two interference screws.


Anterior cruciate ligament Hamstring tendon autograft 


Conflict of interest statement

The authors report no conflict of interest.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Mario Carneiro
    • 1
  • Ricardo Dizioli Navarro
    • 1
  • Gilberto Yoshinobu Nakama
    • 1
    • 3
    Email author
  • João Mauricio Barretto
    • 2
  • Antonio Altenor Bessa de Queiroz
    • 1
  • Marcus Vinicius Malheiro Luzo
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Orthopedics and TraumatologySão Paulo Federal University, Paulista School of MedicineSão PauloBrazil
  2. 2.Department of Orthopedics and TraumatologySanta Casa HospitalRio de JaneiroBrazil
  3. 3.São PauloBrazil

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