This technical note describes how to avoid tunnel convergence when performing a modified Lemaire extra-articular tenodesis using a knotless suture anchor.
- Helito C.P.
- Sobrado M.F.
- Giglio P.N.
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|Using the knotless anchor avoids tunnel convergence.||Identification of the lateral collateral ligament can often be difficult.|
|The same incision can be used if using outside-in drilling for the femoral tunnel of the ACLR.|
|Avoids hardware prominence from staples or screws||Potential for overconstraint of knee internal rotation|
|Minimal disruption to surrounding tissues|
Patient Positioning and Landmarks
Graft Harvest and Preparation
Diagnostic Arthroscopy and ACL Reconstruction
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