Effect of drain placed in the donor site in the early postoperative period after arthroscopically assisted anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction with quadrupled hamstring tendons


Karahan M., Erol B. , Bekiroglu N., Uyan D.

AMERICAN JOURNAL OF SPORTS MEDICINE, vol.33, no.6, pp.900-906, 2005 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 33 Issue: 6
  • Publication Date: 2005
  • Doi Number: 10.1177/0363546504271503
  • Title of Journal : AMERICAN JOURNAL OF SPORTS MEDICINE
  • Page Numbers: pp.900-906

Abstract

Background: No scientific study has addressed the effects of the routine use of postoperative drains in the donor site after arthroscopic anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction using hamstring tendons.