December 2022

Does Patellar Tendon Graft Harvest for ACL Reconstruction Lead to an Increased Rate of Patellofemoral Arthritis?

Shelbourne Knee Center has only used the patellar tendon as the primary graft choice when doing ACL reconstructions. The patellar tendon is considered the “gold standard” of graft choices; however, many do not like to use this tendon due to the difficulty of the rehabilitation.