IKDC for the BEAR Implant is similar to reconstruction at 2 years.
Side-to-side difference for the BEAR Implant is the same as ACLR at 2 years.
The BEAR Implant provides statistically better hamstring strength at 6 and 12 months, with the trend sustained to 2 years (shown).
BEAR Implant patients experience a trend toward fewer contralateral ACL tears at 2 years.
BEAR Implant restores the torn ACL
ACL restored to similar orientation of native ACL
By 8 weeks the BEAR Implant is replaced with native cells, new collagen and blood vessels