PT Inquest Episode 41: Rectangular Tunnels for ACLR

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In Episode 41 we look at a comparing a rectangular-shaped tunnel with a traditional transtibial round-shaped tunnels for ACL reconstruction. Does a rectangular tunnel require less graft tension? Will this restore more natural kinematics after ACL reconstruction? Is this combining the best of both worlds? Will JW make a bad joke somewhere?

Biomechanical Comparison Between the Rectangular-Tunnel and the Round-Tunnel Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction Procedures With a Bone-Patellar Tendon-Bone Graft.
Suzuki T, Shino K, Otsubo H, Suzuki D, Mae T, Fujimiya M, Yamashita T, Fujie H.
Arthoscopy. Published online May 27, 2014.

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Music for Episode 41:
“The Science of Selling Yourself Short” by Less Than Jake
Used by Permission

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