What is Anterior Crutiate Ligament Reconstruction?

Category: Surgeries

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The anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) is a structure that helps maintain stability of the knee joint. ACL reconstruction is an arthroscopic surgery done to replace the ACL with tissue graft to restore function to the knee joint after an ACL injury.

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 1
Moderate 2
Mild 1
None 2

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Anterior Crutiate Ligament Reconstruction

Side effect Patients
Atrophy of muscles 2
Joint pain 2
Numbness 2
Pain 2
Joint crackling (crepitus) 1
Pain in knee(s) 1

Show all 7 reported side effects

Duration

Stopped having Anterior Crutiate Ligament Reconstruction

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 11
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 4
Usually 0
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 2
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 3
A little hard to take 1
Not at all hard to take 2
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 4
Not specified 2
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