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Equations of Treme et al for Predicting Hamstring Graft Size

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Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine & Rehabilitation

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The tendons of the hamstring muscles can be used as tendon autografts in reconstruction of the anterior cruciate ligament and other structures. Treme et al developed equations for predicting the size of a hamstring tendon graft based on the patient's physical dimensions. The authors are from the University of Virginia in Charlottesville.

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