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What should I discuss with my doctor before ACL reconstruction surgery?

Before anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction surgery, talk with your doctor about benefits, risks, and alternatives to ACL reconstruction. Be sure to discuss the time and effort it will take to recover. The conversation you have with your doctor is the most important part of learning about your surgery and what to expect.

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