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how do torn acl and knee reconstruction differ?

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Dr. Gregory Harvey
38 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Acl: A torn acl is the actual damage to the ligament. An acl reconstruction is the term for the surgery to place a graft in the knee which will become a new ligament.
Answered on Dec 22, 2013

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