Graft impingement is when a graft, such as a cruciate ligament reconstruction graft, interferes with the smooth functioning of the joint by scraping along the sharp edge of bone or by bunching up into a lump.

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ACL graft failure due to graft impingement

ACL reconstruction failure and revisions - Part 5b - by Dr Frank Noyes.

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CLINICAL PUBLICATIONS

Cyclops Lesions are Associated with Altered Gait Patterns and Medial Knee Joint Cartilage Degeneration at One Year after ACL-Reconstruction Samaan MA, Facchetti L, Pedoia V, Tanaka MS, Link TM, Souza RB, Ma CB and Li X. J Orthop Res. Author manuscript; available in PMC 2018 Oct 1.


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