Surgical Technique

  • Bertrand Sonnery-Cottet
  • Philippe Colombet
  • Rainer Siebold
  • Pooler Archbold
  • Pierre Chambat
  • Jacopo Conteduca
  • Mathieu Thaunat


Correct tunnel placement is critical to the successful short- and long-term outcome of ACL reconstruction. Although numerous authors have attempted to define the ideal location for placement of the femoral tunnel, few have investigated tibial tunnel placement. In this chapter we describe a novel technique which utilises the ACL remnant. We propose that this is biologically advantageous and optimises tunnel position by reproducing native anatomy. This technique can be applied for single, double-bundle and augmentation procedures.


Anterior Cruciate Ligament Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction Posterior Cruciate Ligament Tibial Tunnel Intercondylar Notch 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Bertrand Sonnery-Cottet
    • 1
  • Philippe Colombet
    • 2
  • Rainer Siebold
    • 3
    • 4
  • Pooler Archbold
    • 5
  • Pierre Chambat
    • 1
  • Jacopo Conteduca
    • 1
  • Mathieu Thaunat
    • 1
  1. 1.Centre Orthopédique SantyLyonFrance
  2. 2.Clinique Du SportBordeaux-MerignacMérignacFrance
  3. 3.Institute for Anatomy and Cell BiologyRuprecht-Karls University HeidelbergHeidelbergGermany
  4. 4.HKF: Center for Spezialised Hip-Knee-Foot SurgeryATOS Hospital HeidelbergHeidelbergGermany
  5. 5.Musgrave Park HospitalBelfastUK

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