Skeletal Radiol 2021 Jul 22. Epub 2021 Jul 22.
Department of Orthopedics, Children's Hospital Colorado, 13123 E. 16th Avenue, Box 060, Aurora, CO, 80045, USA.
Objectives: This study evaluates the correlation between the bone end and soft tissue end of the quadriceps tendon-patellar bone autograft (QPA) size and pre-operative MRI measurements of the quadriceps tendon along sections to be included in the graft harvest in adolescents. We also assessed association between graft diameter and anthropometric measures (height, weight, and BMI), age, and sex.
Methods: Patients (10-18 years) who underwent QPA ACL reconstruction and had a pre-operative MRI were considered for inclusion. Read More