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Acta Ortop Mex. 2013 Mar-Apr;27(2):92-6.

[The boyfriend catcher. A useful, easy and safe technique to harvest the semitendinous and gracilis autograft for anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction].

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Abstract

Harvesting the semitendinous-gracilis autograft has always been a challenge. Numerous techniques have been described, most of them using a needle. The boyfriend catcher technique or hitch is a quick, useful, safe and needle-free technique that does not harm the tendon and avoids punctures.

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