Open Access Review Article

Lateral Extraarticular Tenodesis in Combination with ACL Reconstruction: Indications, Technique Description

Sebastian Orduna1* and Nagib Atallah Yordi1

Health point Hospital, Abu Dhabi Knee and Sports Center, United Arab Emirates

Corresponding Author

Received Date: July 01, 2019;  Published Date: July 09, 2019


Anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injury is one of the most frequent injuries in sportsmen with a reported prevalence of around 68.6/100,000 per year [1]. ACL reconstruction (ACLR) is one of the most commonly performed orthopedic procedures. An ACL-deficient knee shows an anterior laxity and a variable degree of associated rotational instability. A variable injury to the lateral capsule-ligamentous structures has been hypothesized in the onset of rotational laxity.

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