The Sports Docs discuss the merits of LET - indications, surgical technique and rehab!
Welcome to Overtime with the Sports Docs. On each of these mini episodes, Catherine and Ashley chat about a new topic or surgical technique in the field of sports medicine. We’ll give you our quick take on the indications, various surgical approaches and overview of the outcomes. We’re excited to bring this new styles to our listeners and would love to hear your feedback about it!
On this Overtime episode, we’re going to chat about extra articular augmentation of ACL reconstruction, specifically focusing on lateral extra articular tenodesis. The need for this procedure arose due to the concern that even our best “anatomic” ACL reconstructions often fail restore rotational control, resulting in a persistently positive pivot shift test, which has been strongly associated with worse clinical outcomes, increased functional instability, possibly even increased arthritic changes.
Enjoy these brief, research updates in a casual discussion setting!
The history of Lateral Extraarticular Tenodesis (LET)