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Arthrosc Tech. 2017 Jan 9;6(1):e49-e55. doi: 10.1016/j.eats.2016.09.003. eCollection 2017 Feb.

Tibial Tunnel Positioning Technique Using Bony/Anatomical Landmarks in Anatomical Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction.

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1
Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Shinshu University School of Medicine, Matsumoto, Japan.
2
Institute for Biomedical Sciences, Interdisciplinary Cluster for Cutting Edge Research, Shinshu University School of Medicine, Matsumoto, Japan.

Abstract

Because various biomechanical studies and clinical results have shown the effectiveness of an anatomical approach for anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction, this approach has become gradually commonplace to improve postoperative performance. Standard tunnel positioning methods with accuracy, reproducibility, and adaptability to varied concepts are essential for the success of anatomical ACL reconstruction. However, there were no standard tibial tunnel positioning methods to satisfy these conditions. This technical note reports our tibial tunnel positioning technique using bony and/or anatomical landmarks for anatomical ACL reconstruction.

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