Does Semitendinosus regenerate following harvestation for ACLR?
Vol: 3| Issue: 6| Number:88| ISSN#: 2564-2537
OE Level Evidence:1
Journal Level of Evidence:N/A
Semitendinosus tendon regeneration after anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction: can we use it twice?Int Orthop. 2013 Dec;37(12):2475-81. doi: 10.1007/s00264-013-2034-y. Epub 2013 Aug 28
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50 patients who had undergone ACL reconstruction were randomized to undergo the procedure using either an ipsilateral quadrupled semitendinosus (ST) tendon graft, or an ipsilateral doubled semitendinosus/gracilis graft. The purpose of this study was to observe the regeneration of the ST tendon using ultrasonography in all participants and biopsy data in 3 of these patients. Results indicated that,...
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