In this “how-to” style technique video, Mr Steve Bollen shows how to harvest a bone-patella tendon-bone (BTB) graft via both a cadaveric and live surgery situation.
The steps from start to finish include:
- Patient positioning
- Initial portal placement and preparation
- Clear instruction on harvesting, sizing and shaping the bone blocks
- Passing of the graft effectively and efficiently for a strong reconstruction
Mr Steve Bollen is an orthopaedic surgeon with a special interest in sports injuries and soft tissue injuries of the knee and ankle. He treats athletes of all levels, from amateur to international, including Superleague rugby players and premiership footballers. He has completed over one thousand ACL procedures utilizing BTB grafts and this video includes tips and pearls based on this extensive experience.