Human allograft replacement of the anterior cruciate ligament


Grant Data
Project Title
Human allograft replacement of the anterior cruciate ligament
Principal Investigator
Dr Fang, David   (Principal investigator)
Co-Investigator(s)
Emeritus Professor Leong John Chi Yan   (Co-Investigator)
Start Date
1986-06-01
Amount
33830
Conference Title
Presentation Title
Grant Type
Madam FT Fung Wong / Esther FY Fung Fund (Clinical Research)
Funding Year
1989/1990
Status
Completed
Objectives
To find a viable & permanent substitute for the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL), which is the most important and most frequently injured ligament in the human knee. ACL deficiency results in instablility of the knee, with resultant recurrent injury, especially in active individuals. Adequate ACL substitution aims at prevention of such injury & returning the patient back to competitive sports.