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Endopearl augmentation of bioabsorbable interference screw fixation of a soft tissue tendon graft in a tibial tunnel

      Abstract

      In this technical note, we introduce a new technique for tibial side soft tissue graft fixation using a bioabsorbable interference screw augmented with an EndoPearl (Linvatec, Largo, FL) for ACL reconstruction. This technique will enable the knee surgeon to use shorter grafts while minimizing slippage without reducing fixation strength.

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