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Anatomy Research International
Volume 2012, Article ID 424158, 8 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2012/424158
Clinical Study

Adequacy of Semitendinosus Tendon Alone for Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction Graft and Prediction of Hamstring Graft Size by Evaluating Simple Anthropometric Parameters

1Orthopaedic Department of “Saint Paul” General Hospital of Thessaloniki Greece, Ethnikis Antistaseos 161, 55134 Thessaloniki, Greece
2Department of Anatomy, Medical School, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, University Campus, P.O. Box 300, 54624 Thessaloniki, Greece

Received 28 March 2012; Revised 27 May 2012; Accepted 12 June 2012

Academic Editor: Nikolaos Anastasopoulos

Copyright © 2012 Papastergiou G. Stergios et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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