Effects of additional gracilis tendon harvest on muscle torque, motor coordination, and knee laxity in ACL reconstruction


Yosmaoglu H. B. , Baltaci G., ÖZER H., Atay A.

KNEE SURGERY SPORTS TRAUMATOLOGY ARTHROSCOPY, vol.19, no.8, pp.1287-1292, 2011 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 19 Issue: 8
  • Publication Date: 2011
  • Doi Number: 10.1007/s00167-011-1412-5
  • Journal Name: KNEE SURGERY SPORTS TRAUMATOLOGY ARTHROSCOPY
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.1287-1292
  • Keywords: Hamstring, Strength, Semitendinosus, Tracking-trajectory, CRUCIATE LIGAMENT RECONSTRUCTION, COMPARING PATELLAR TENDON, IPSILATERAL SEMITENDINOSUS, AUTOGRAFTS, GRAFT, JOINT, BONE, MORBIDITY, STABILITY, STRENGTH
  • Gazi University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

To evaluate muscle torque, lower extremity coordination, and knee laxity after ACL reconstruction comparing patients operated on with semitendinosus graft (ST) and patients with combined semitendinosus and gracilis (STGR) grafts.