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Adjustable-Loop vs. Fixed-Loop Device for Femoral Side Graft Fixation in ACL Reconstruction

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February 2022

Adjustable-Loop vs. Fixed-Loop Device for Femoral Side Graft Fixation in ACL Reconstruction

Vol: 179| Issue: 1| Number:1| ISSN#: 2564-2537
Study Type:Therapy
OE Level Evidence:1
Journal Level of Evidence:1

A prospective randomized study of arthroscopic ACL reconstruction with adjustable- versus fixed-loop device for femoral side fixation.

Knee Surg Relat Res. 2021 Dec 4;33(1): 42.

Contributing Authors:
N Asif MJ Khan KP Haris S Waliullah A Sharma D Firoz

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Synopsis

Forty-seven patients with anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) tears with or without meniscal injury were randomized to receive an arthroscopic ACL reconstruction with femoral side graft fixation using an adjustable-length loop device (n=24) or a fixed-length loop device (n=23). The outcomes of interest included knee function on the International Knee Documentation Committee (IKDC) and Lysholm scoring...

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