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Knee ligament discovery could bring new twist to ACL treatment

Reuters Innovations
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December 31, 2013 AT 8:36 AM
Two Belgian surgeons have described a previously unidentified ligament inside the human knee, which they say appears to play a role in the recovery of patients with anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) tears, an injury common among athletes. The doctors say their discovery could revolutionise ACL treatment, and produce better outcomes for patients. Jim Drury reports.