Dr. Matava recalls the success rate of anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction surgeries.
A well-done ACL reconstruction, using a modern method of reconstruction in a modern graft, is upwards of 90-95% successful in re-establishing the normal stability to the knee.
About Dr. Matava, M.D.:
Dr. Matthew J. Matava, M.D., is an associate professor and orthopedic surgeon at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. Specializing in sports medicine, his clinical areas of interest include ligament injuries of the knee, athletic injuries of the shoulder and elbow, and pediatric orthopedic knee disorders.