Reconstructing the ACL

OREF-funded study looks at a novel tissue-engineered graft

Catherine Rategan

The anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) is a major stabilizer of the knee, enabling not only sports activities but also many of the activities of daily living. More than 200,000 patients are diagnosed each year in the United States with ACL disruptions, and as many as 175,000 of those cases require surgery.

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