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Figure 5: Histological assessment of ligament-bone insertion at 1 and 3 months after reconstruction surgery. H-E staining indicated connective tissues growing in ligament-bone insertion of control group, PLLA reconstruction group, and BIO reconstruction group at 1 month ((a)–(c)) and 3 months ((d)–(f)). Magnification: 200x. T: tendon; B: bone; FS: fibrous synovium; FC: fibrocartilage; S: Sharpey’s fiber; UFC: uncalcified fibrocartilage; CFC: calcified fibrocartilage; TM: tide line mark.