Now Playing: ACL Surgery (Bone-Patellar-Bone) Complications -- Major
ACL Reconstruction (BPB Graft) Video Presentation
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Major complications include, but are not limited to:
· Serious infections
· Fracture of the kneecap or thighbone
· Rupture or failure of the graft
· Blood clots in the legs, pelvis or lungs
· Nerve injury
· Serious bleeding from blood vessel injury
· Serious reaction to anesthesia
· Allergic reaction to medication
· Persistent pain or numbness
· Long-term decreased knee motion
· Persistent swelling of the knee
· Continued knee looseness or return of the original symptoms
· Loss of life
· Other rare and improbable events.
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