RISKS AND COMPLICATIONS

The risks and complications of ACL surgery are highly variable. Below are some but not all of the potential problems.

Excess Bleeding

Infection (Deep or Superficial)

Deep Venous Thrombosis (Clot in the leg)

Scar Formation

Loss of Knee Motion

Neuroma Formation (Due to nerve damage)

Failure of the Graft (Retearing of the ligament)

Complications related to graft harvesting

Many others also exist are are best discussed with a qualified surgeon.


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