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The Incision Decision

The Incision Decision The Stone Clinic
To cut, or not to cut? To repair, or to let heal? To rehab without fixing? To live with imperfect parts? Each of these questions is faced every day by surgeons and their patients. Here are a few decisions about incisions.

ACL Disaster

ACL Injury
ACL injuries may not be as notorious as concussions, but they’re a wider threat.

Lindsey Vonn and the ACL dilemma

Lindsey Vonn and the ACL dilemma
When skiing superstar Lindsey Vonn recently announced her withdrawal from the Winter Olympics, she demonstrated that reconstructing the torn anterior cruciate ligament of a world-class athlete has its unique problems.

ACL injury in women: How to beat the odds

ACL injury in women: How to beat the odds
When it comes to knee injuries through playing sports, statistics tell us that women are more likely to be injured than men.

Donor tissue best for ACL reconstruction

Donor tissue best for ACL reconstruction
In treating an ACL rupture, surgeons have a choice about whether to harvest a patient’s own tissue from their patellar tendon or hamstrings or instead to use donor tissue from a tissue bank.
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