How do ACL grafts heal if they do not have any blood supplies?

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How do ACL grafts heal if they do not have any blood supplies?

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There is blood supply from the ends. Holes are drilled into your femur and tibia, and the graft is anchored into the bone with screws. There is blood supply on either end of the graft in the bone, and your body will slowly rebuild a new ligament from either side using the graft as a scaffold.