Less donor site morbidity, noninferior function and stability with quadriceps vs hamstring autograft
Quadriceps tendon grafts does not cause patients to have inferior subjective outcome after anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction than do hamstring grafts: a 2-year prospective randomised controlled trial.Br J Sports Med. 2020 Feb;54(3):183-187.
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One hundred patients scheduled for an anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction were randomized to receive a quadriceps tendon autograft or hamstring tendon autograft. The primary outcome of interest was the International Knee Documentation Committee (IKDC) score. Secondary outcomes of interest included objective measures of knee stability (maximum sagittal knee translation, pivot shift test, one-...
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