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Are urethral catheters used during ACL reconstruction surgery?

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Dr. Allen Lu
Orthopedic Surgery
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In brief: No

Acl reconstructions typically take between 20 and 60 minutes to perform. Catheters are only necessary for surgeries that take longer than 2 hours.

In brief: No

Acl reconstructions typically take between 20 and 60 minutes to perform. Catheters are only necessary for surgeries that take longer than 2 hours.
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Dr. Ryan Pflugner
Sports Medicine

In brief: Not usually

Most of the time they are not used.

In brief: Not usually

Most of the time they are not used.
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