The case for early reconstruction of the ACL

By Annie Hayashi

A new study finds comparable results in early and delayed surgeries

“Excellent clinical results can be achieved following anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstructions performed soon after injury using autograft hamstrings,” according to Craig R. Bottoni, MD, who received the O’Donoghue Sports Injury Research Award during the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine annual meeting.

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