Harvesting of the gracilis and semi-tendinosus (ST) hamstring tendons is usually performed by anteromedial approach. Harvesting by a horizontal posterior approach is possible. Based on a series of 90 patients, this technical note describes the perioperative difficulties and the characteristics of the harvested tendon(s) as well as any complications. Only one unsuccessful harvest was reported. Posterior harvesting of the gracilis and ST hamstring tendons is a reliable, reproducible surgical technique with a low rate of complications.Le texte complet de cet article est disponible en PDF.
Keywords : Anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction, Semi-tendinosus, Gracilis, Posterior hamstring harvest