Lemaire procedure

The Lemaire procedure is an extra-articular reconstruction of a ruptured anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) using a graft of fascia lata. The Lemaire operation routes a strip of fascia lata through an osseous tunnel under the head of the lateral gastrocnemius muscle.

Share article

Article information

rID: 22152
Tag: stub, refs, cases
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Lemaire procedure - anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction
  • Lemaire's procedure

Support Radiopaedia and see fewer ads

Cases and figures

  • Drag
    Case 1
    Drag here to reorder.
  • Updating… Please wait.

    Alert accept

    Error Unable to process the form. Check for errors and try again.

    Alert accept Thank you for updating your details.