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 lateral head of the gastrocnemius muscle.

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Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Lemaire procedure - anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction
  • Lemaire's procedure

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