What does DLSTG stand for?
DLSTG stands for double-looped semitendinosus and gracilis
This definition appears rarely
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An anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) evaluation format for assessment of artificial or autologous anterior cruciate reconstruction results. Reconstruction of the anterior cruciate ligament of the knee using a doubled tendon graft. Arthroscopically Assisted Reconstruction of the Anterior Cruciate Ligament. A prospective randomized analysis of three techniques. Brace Free Rehabilitation with Early Return to Activity for Knees Reconstructed with a Double Looped Semitendinosus and Gracilis.
Endoscopic Fixation of a Double-Looped Semitendinosus & Gracilis.
Presentation at the Annual Meeting AOASSN, 2002. April 2002 Ari E Pressman, Monika Volesky, presenter Andrew R Pickle, Donald H Johnson Comparison of EndoButton® Versus Bioabsorbable Interference Screw plus EndoPearl® Femoral Fixation in Hamstring Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction: A Randomized Clinical Trial. ISAKOS Presentation Florida 2002. June 2001 Pressman AE, Johnson DH, Morelli M. Two-Year Results on Double-Looped Semitendinosus and Gracilis.
Common Myths: Bone-patellar tendon-bone is the strongest and stiffest graft. Bone-patellar tendon-bone (BPTB) is one-half the strength of double-looped semitendinosus and gracilis (DLSTG). The literature concludes that the double-looped semitendinosus and gracilis is the strongest and stiffest graft.