Technical note: Anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction in the presence of an intramedullary femoral nail using anteromedial drilling
Matthew Lacey, Joseph Lamplot, Kempland C Walley, Joseph P DeAngelis, Arun J Ramappa, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Harvard Medical School, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA 02215, United States
Author contributions: Lacey M, Lamplot J, Walley KC, DeAngelis JP and Ramappa AJ contributed equally to this technical note.
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Correspondence to: Arun J Ramappa, MD, Chief, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Harvard Medical School, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, 330 Brookline Avenue, Stoneman 10, Boston, MA 02215, United States. firstname.lastname@example.org
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Received: October 26, 2016
Peer-review started: October 28, 2016
First decision: December 13, 2016
Revised: February 3, 2017
Accepted: March 12, 2017
Article in press: March 13, 2017
Published online: May 18, 2017