Now Playing: ACL Surgery Complications (Hamstring Graft) -- Major
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Major complications include but are not limited to:
Serious infections
Thighbone fracture
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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