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2022 Nov 03

J Exp Orthop



Posterior hamstring harvest improves aesthetic satisfaction and decreases sensory complications as compared to the classic anterior approach in anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction surgery.


García Hernández J M, López-Vidriero Tejedor E, Castañeda González S, Yrayzoz Fuentes J, Periáñez Moreno R, Saval Benítez J M, Carrascal Aldana G
J Exp Orthop. 2022 Nov 03; 9(1):109.
PMID: 36326935.


The use of the posterior approach for harvesting hamstring grafts has recently become popular thanks to new all-inside techniques and retrograde drills. This study aims to compare the classic anterior approach with the posterior approach in the popliteal fossa.