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ACE Report #11805
Ace Report Cover Sports Medicine

No difference in functional outcomes between BPTB and hamstring grafts in ACL reconstruction


Study Type:Randomized Trial
OE Level Evidence:2
Journal Level of Evidence:N/A

Comparison of patellar tendon versus hamstrings autografts for anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction in Indian population: A randomised control trial study

J Clin Orthop Trauma. 2019 May-Jun;10(3):581-585.

Contributing Authors: P Mahajan PK Gupta A Acharya A Mourya

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Synopsis

42 patients with complete anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) tears were randomized to receive an ACL reconstruction with either a quadrupled hamstring tendon (QHT) graft (semitendinosus and gracilis tendon) or a bone-patellar tendon-bone (BPTB) graft. Outcomes of interest included functional outcomes measures (Lysholm, Cincinnati scores), anterior knee pain, and instability assessments (Lachman, ant...

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