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Anterior cruciate ligament repair - Series—Indications

Indications

Overview

If the ACL is torn, the knee joint may become unstable and affect the ability to perform work or athletic activities.

Review Date 4/9/2018

Updated by: C. Benjamin Ma, MD, Professor, Chief, Sports Medicine and Shoulder Service, UCSF Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, San Francisco, CA. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, Brenda Conaway, Editorial Director, and the A.D.A.M. Editorial team.

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