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Types of acl Surgery

Allograft
Allograft

considered when choosing allograft. Allograft surgery is generally more expensive than autograft. The majority of the expense of allograft surgery is tied to the price of the donor tissue. In contrast, the only cost with autograft surgery is related to the slightly increased surgical time for the harvest procedure.

Hamstring Tendon Autograft
Hamstring Tendon Autograft

A PATIENT'S GUIDE TO GRAFT SELECTION IN ANTERIOR ... patella tendon, hamstring tendons and ... cost with autograft surgery is related to the slightly ...

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Patellar Tendon Autograft
Patellar Tendon Autograft

The anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) is a major stabilizer of the knee joint. This key knee ligament is commonly torn during sports activities. The standard operation to fix a torn ACL is with a patellar tendon graft. The surgeon takes out the middle section of the patellar tendon below the kneecap (patella).

Quadriceps Tendon Autograft
Quadriceps Tendon Autograft

autograft are multiple including decreased cost, no risk of disease transmission, and quicker graft incorporation time (healing time) compared to allografts8,9. The most popular types of autografts are patella tendon, hamstring tendons and quadriceps tendon.