Second Time Is Not The Charm: HSS Doctor Talks Re-Injuring ACL

Stamford Daily Voice—November 8, 2016

In a recently published article by Stamford Daily Voice, Robert G. Marx, MD, MSc, FRCSC, sports medicine surgeon at HSS, discusses revision ACL surgery.

According to Dr. Marx, the main reasons a patient might need a revision ACL reconstruction include: re-injury, problems arising from the first surgery or failure of the reconstructed ligament to heal properly.

He shares questions that patients may want to ask their physician when considering whether or not to have a second ACL surgery, including: Do I have any other knee injury, such as a torn cartilage, that may affect the outcome of revision surgery?

To read the full article, visit Stamford.DailyVoice.com.

 

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