Femoral notch cleaning in anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction: a new instrument
Miroslav Z. Milankov, Natasa Miljkovic, Zoran Gojkovic
DOI: 10.4236/jbise.2010.34049   PDF    HTML     4,586 Downloads   8,854 Views  


This article describes using of this new, improvised instrument that enables better removal of ACL remnants, increased visibility of the intercondylar notch, precise location of the femoral tunnel and by doing this shor- tens the operative time. Also, the use of this instrument is cost beneficial, because it decreases the number of disposable shaver tips used and can decrease the cost of the procedure which is important for countries with poor economies.

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Milankov, M. , Miljkovic, N. and Gojkovic, Z. (2010) Femoral notch cleaning in anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction: a new instrument. Journal of Biomedical Science and Engineering, 3, 359-360. doi: 10.4236/jbise.2010.34049.

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