Predicting quadruple graft size preoperatively using MRI

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American Journal of BioMedicine
Volume 10, Issue 1, 24 February 2022, Pages 136-150 |

Adnan Issa Alkilabi 1*, Mustafa Alghazali 1, Ghassan adbul latef al_yassari 2 

Received  04 October  2021   Revised  28 December 2021   Accepted  30 January 2022   Published  24 February 2022



ACL is one of the most injured ligaments of the knee in contact sports, ACL reconstruction is one of the most performed procedures. The aim of this study is to assess correlation of intraoperative hamstring quadruple graft diameter with preoperative (MRI) hamstring tendon’s diameter measurements, and demographic characteristics. A total of 32 male patients who were treated with primary ACL reconstruction between 2019 and 2020 in Al-Sadr Medical City in Najaf and al Kafeel hospital in Karbala were included in this study. We collected patients' demographic data (height, weight, BMI, age), and measurements of gracilis CSA, semitendinosus CSA, and combined semitendinosus and gracilis CSA from the MRI scan, and intraoperative graft diameter for all patients.

Keywords: ACL; MR; Injured ligaments

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