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ACL (Anterior Cruciate Ligament) Reconstruction Abroad

Details of leading international hospitals performing ACL Reconstruction to foreign patients.

SOLCOT Centro Médico

Our team of professionals is specialized in Orthopaedic Surgery and Traumatology. With an extensive experience, we will study your particular case and will give you the best surgical and recovery solution. We use the most innovate technics in order to provide our patients with the best solution.

Listed orthopedics specialists:

Dr. Álvaro Sáez-Arenillas Martín

Specialist in Orthopedic Surgery and Traumatology

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ACL Reconstruction

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Hospital Velmar

A small multi specialty hospital located in the town of Ensanada, Mexico. A staff of 50 physicians provides surgical and medical care in over 20 medical specialties. The doctors can speak English, and the hospital provides services to foreign patients.

Listed orthopedics specialist:

Dr. Heber Avitia, MD

Orthopedic Surgeon

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ACL Reconstruction

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Grupo Hospitalario Quirónsalud

Some of the major achievements of Quirónsalud specialists include surgery for total wrist replacement and use of AI and virtual reality for surgical procedures to correct bowleggedness.

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Dr. Ramón Cugat

Hospital Quirónsalud Barcelona

Dr. Lluis Orozco

Centro Médico Teknon · Grupo Quirónsalud

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ACL Reconstruction

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Vithas Xanit International Hospital

Our Orthopaedic, Trauma and Sports Medicine Department has a great human team to offer you the best, up-to-the-minute techniques to treat any kind of musculoskeletal system condition.

Listed orthopedics specialist:

Dr. Antonio Narvaez

Head of Orthopaedic Surgery, Traumatology and Sports Medicine

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ACL Reconstruction

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Anadolu Medical Center

Anadolu Medical Center is one of the most modern, comprehensive and respected hospitals in Turkey. Anadolu is affiliated with John Hopkins Hospital.

Listed orthopedics specialist:

Prof. Ahmet Kıral

Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery, Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery
Joint Arthroplasty

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ACL Reconstruction

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Medipol Mega University Hospital

Medipol Mega Hospital Complex is a modern medical facility with four specialist hospitals and an extensive selection of high caliber medical devices available for use. The hospital provides treatments in a wide variety of medical fields in its 470 bed facility.

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Prof. Dr. Mahir Mahiroğullari

Orthopedics and Traumatology Specialist

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ACL Reconstruction

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Infirmerie Protestante de Lyon

Orthopedic Surgery in Lyon - Clinic of the Protestant Infirmary The Orthopedic Surgery and Traumatology is a function surgery (walk, run, play sports, use his hand ...). It seeks to restore the best possible function when an accident or illness come to deteriorate.

Listed orthopedics specialist:

Dr. Fiquet

Orthopedic Surgeon

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ACL Reconstruction

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Medical Port | Medical Solutions Abroad

When an orthopedic injury requires surgery it is important to be in the hands of the best professionals that are experts in the field. Medical Port partnered with Hospital Lusíadas and Clinica Espregueira Mendes for orthopedic surgery.

Listed orthopedics specialist:

Dr. João Espregueira Mendes

Consultant - Orthopedics, Traumatology and Sports Medicine

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ACL Reconstruction

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My Medical Vacations

My Medical Vacations is an agency specialized in medical tourism, focused on the care of international patients during their visit to Cancún (Mexico).
6 years of operation and more than 2000 patients attended give us the experience to provide an optimal service

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8,000 - 12,000 US$

Hisar Intercontinental Hospital

Hisar Intercontinental Hospital Orthopedics & Sports Medicine Physicians are renowed for their expertise in Joint Replacement and Arthroplastic Surgery enabling patients to resume active and pain – free lifestyles.

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ACL Reconstruction

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About ACL Reconstruction

This information is intended for general information only and should not be considered as medical advice on the part of Health-Tourism.com. Any decision on medical treatments, after-care or recovery should be done solely upon proper consultation and advice of a qualified physician.

What is Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction?
Anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction (ACL reconstruction) is a surgical procedure that replaces the central ligament of the knee with a new ligament graft.

The ligament graft can be an autograft in which a part of the patient’s body such as a knee tendon or hamstring is used as the graft. Alternatively it could be an allograft in which the graft is from an external donor.

The patient is required to stick to a rehabilitation program of two to six months after an anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction to successfully recover and resume full activities.

How is ACL Reconstruction Performed?

  • The surgery is performed by an arthroscopy.
  • During arthroscopy a small incision is made on the knee through which an arthroscope with a camera attached to it is inserted into the knee.
  • Other tiny incisions are made on the knee through which surgical instruments are inserted.
  • The old anterior cruciate ligament is removed.
  • If an autograft is used, a larger incision is made to remove this ligament.
  • Tunnels are made into the bone to place the new tissue at the site of the old anterior cruciate ligament.
  • Screws may be used to attach the new ligament to the bone.
  • It also helps the ligament to be held firmly in its place.
  • Once the surgery is complete, the incisions are closed with stitches and dressing is applied.

How to Prepare for the Surgery?
  • The doctor should be informed about any medication that the patient may be taking.
  • Certain medication that the patient has been taking may be stopped two weeks before the surgery.
  • The doctor should be informed about any medical conditions or ailments of the patient.
  • The doctor should be informed if the patient has been drinking more than one or two drinks of alcohol in a day.
  • The patient should stop smoking some weeks prior to the surgery to recover quickly.

Duration of procedure/surgery : Approximately 3 hours

Days admitted : ACL reconstruction by arthroscopy is usually done as an outpatient procedure.

Anesthesia : General Anesthesia or Spinal Anesthesia

Recovery : - The patient may need to wear a knee brace for up to four weeks after the surgery. - Crutches should be used to help the patient move around. - The patient can move the knee that will prevent stiffness. - Medication may be prescribed to reduce pain. - A complete recovery to full activities may take 4 to 6 months.

Risks : - Knee stiffness - Ligament healing failure - Knee weakness - Blood clotting in the leg - Injury to the nerves and blood vessels - Loosening or stretching of the graft ligament - Repeat injury to the graft ligament - Knee pain - Infection - Bleeding - Risks of anesthesia that include breathing problems and allergic reaction to medication

After care : - The patient is required to take physical therapy for 2 to 6 months to regain strength and motions of the knees. - The incision area should be kept clean and dry. - Any signs of infection should be reported to the doctor. - The doctor’s instructions should be followed carefully.

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