Volume 12, Issue 3 (vol-3 2006)                   Horizon Med Sci 2006, 12(3): 55-59 | Back to browse issues page

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Abstract Background and Aim: Knee in one of the commonest joints being injured in professional sports (specially football) and developed world, and accident being responsible for this. Injury to the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) is very common. It causes instability of the knee. Rehabilitation and reconstruction of ACLs are the aims in active and athletic patients. Materials and Methods: Reconstruction of the ACL using bone patellar bone autograft is the gold standard In this study, we reviewed 400 patients who had knee arthroscopy. 22 patients with isolated ACL rupture were selected for reconstruction of ACL using bone patella tendon autograft, and fixation with interference screws. Results: Good results such as: stability, decreased pain, good range of motion, and return to previous activity was achieved in most of the patients. Conclusion: Thus, it is recommended that in selected patients, who have symptomatic ACL deficient knee reconstruction of anterior cruciate ligament using BPB autograft being performed.
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Type of Study: Case report | Subject: Internal Medicine
Received: 2007/07/14 | Published: 2006/09/15