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Volume:8 Issue:1 Number:14 ISSN#:2563-5476
RCT
ACE Report #12107
Ace Report Cover Sports Medicine

Bone-tendon-bone ACLR has significantly lower long-term revision rate vs. repair or synthetic graft


Study Type:Therapy
OE Level Evidence:1
Journal Level of Evidence:1

Autologous BPTB ACL Reconstruction Results in Lower Failure Rates Than ACL Repair with and without Synthetic Augmentation at 30 Years of Follow-up: A Prospective Randomized Study

J Bone Joint Surg Am.2019

Contributing Authors: AN Sporsheim T Gifstad TO Lundemo L Engebretsen T Strand A Molster JO Drogset

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Synopsis

Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction (ACLR) is a commonly performed surgery particularly in young active patients. Though it generally has shown promising results in the short term, long-term results are less clear, and there are concerns with regards to osteoarthritis and over-constraint. In this long-term (30-year) follow-up study, the authors randomized 150 patients to three different grou...

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