Kruzlifix's ACL Reconstruction 

  This is my all-inside ACL Technique using Biodegradable Interference Screws and
a Tripple Semitendinosus Tendon Graft.
   (Click on the thumbnail to zoom). 

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1) Position 90
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3) Skin Infiltration
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4) Incision of Sartorius
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5) Isolation of SemiT
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6) Delivering of SemiT
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7) Stripping of SemiT
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8) Cutting of SemiT
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9) Cleaning of Soft-tissue
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11) Preparation for Bone Plug Harvest
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12) Bone Plug Harvest
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13) Length of SemiT
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14) Drilling of Bone Plug
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15) Folding of SemiT
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16) 3 Bundles of SemiT

 

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17) Stitching of Femoral End
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18) 10mm Tibial End (Bone Plug)
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19) Femoral End (no Bone Plug)
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20) Length of Graft
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21) Femoral Pilot Hole
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22) Femoral Hole Screw Driver
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23) Femoral Hole Dilator
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25) Tibial Pilot Hole
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26) Landmark Lateral Meniscus
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26) Direct Vision in Full Extension
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27) Tibial Hole Screw Driver
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28) Tibial Hole Screw Driver
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29) Tibial Hole Tibial Dilator
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30) Beath Pin
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31) Pull Through Suture
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32) Pull Through Suture
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33) Graft passage
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34) Tibial Seating of Bone Plug
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35) Femoral Seating of Graft I
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36) Femoral Seating of Graft II
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37) Tibial Fixation
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38) In Situ Pretension
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39) Finished ACL

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1998 Andreas C. Staehelin, Basel, Switzerland