The central quadriceps tendon graftfor cruciate ligament reconstruction

  • Fulkerson J
  • Langeland R
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Abstract

The central quadriceps tendon proximal to the patella provides an alternative source of tendon graft for cruciate ligament reconstruction. Harvesting the graft requires knowledge of the unique anatomic features of the distal quadriceps and specific surgical technique. This graft alternative is particularly important in revision cruciate surgery.

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  • bone plug
  • central quadriceps tendon
  • graft
  • harvest

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Authors

  • John P. Fulkerson

  • Rolf H. Langeland

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