Biomechanics of the anterior cruciate ligament: Physiology, rupture and reconstruction techniques
Christoph Domnick, Michael J Raschke, Mirco Herbort, Department of Trauma, Hand and Reconstructive Surgery, Westphalian Wilhelms University Muenster, 48149 Muenster, Germany
Author contributions: Domnick C, Raschke MJ and Herbort M performed the research and wrote the paper.
Supported by A Research Fellowship from the Faculty of Medicine, Westphalian Wilhelms University Muenster to Domnick C.
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Correspondence to: Mirco Herbort, MD, Privatdozent, Department of Trauma, Hand and Reconstructive Surgery, Westphalian Wilhelms University Muenster, Waldeyer Strasse 1, 48149 Muenster, Germany. firstname.lastname@example.org
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Received: June 1, 2015
Peer-review started: June 5, 2015
First decision: August 16, 2015
Revised: September 5, 2015
Accepted: December 1, 2015
Article in press: December 2, 2015
Published online: February 18, 2016