On October 23, 2013, Memorial Hermann live broadcast ACL surgery on Twitter. Dr. Walt Lowe, head team physician for the Houston Texans and Houston Rockets, performed the patellar tendon ACL reconstruction on a 19-year-old female athlete.

  1. Watch a 6-second Vine summary of the ACL surgery, from first incision to reconstruction of the ACL and closing of the surgical site.
  2. MHKnee Vine summary – live tweet of ACL surgery
  3. ACL Tears in Women
  4. The patient has arrived. Nurses start a saline IV in the pre-op room #MHknee
  5. ACL Surgery – Dr. Lowe with Patient
  6. ACL Surgery – Patient Wheels In to Operating Room
  8. Physical Exam for ACL Tear
  9. Patellar Tendon Graft

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