Patellar tendon graft with a fat pad pedicle for anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction

  • T. K. Drobny
  • W. Müller
  • A. Wentzensen
  • S. M. Perren
Conference paper


Surgical technique, experimental viability testing, and long-term study of healing processes in the sheep compared with a free graft (microangiography, tensile testing).


Anterior Cruciate Ligament Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction Patellar Tendon Bone Block Posterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • T. K. Drobny
    • 1
  • W. Müller
    • 1
  • A. Wentzensen
    • 2
  • S. M. Perren
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of Orthopedic SurgeryKantonsspital, BruderholzBruderholzSwitzerland
  2. 2.Berufsgenossenschaftliche UnfallklinikTübingenFederal Republic of Germany
  3. 3.Schweizerisches ForschungsinstitutLabor für experimentelle ChirurgieDavos-PlatzSwitzerland

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