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Surgery for a Torn ACL (Allograft) Video Presentation
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The aim of ACL reconstruction is to replace a torn or damaged ACL. The procedure usually improves the sensation of an unstable knee or your knee giving out. ACL reconstruction is a safe and effective procedure with a very low rate of complications. A majority of patients gain significant if not total improvement in their symptoms as a result of this operation.
Now that you have viewed the presentation, it is your doctor's hope that you have a better understanding of the procedure, including its risks, benefits and alternatives. Based on your desires and expectations, you and your doctor can now make a shared decision about your health care.
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