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Volume:8 Issue:8 Number:6 ISSN#:2563-5476
RCT
ACE Report #12292
Ace Report Cover Sports Medicine

Superior IKDC Scores and Reduced Laxity with ACL+ALL Reconstruction vs ACL Reconstruction Alone


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

Anterolateral ligament reconstruction improves the clinical and functional outcomes of anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction in athletes.

Knee Surgery, Sports Traumatology, Arthroscopy (2020): 1-8.

Contributing Authors: F Hamido AA Habiba Y Marwan ASI Soliman TA Elkhadrawe MG Morsi W Shoaeb A Nagi

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Synopsis

One hundred and seven male athletes (102 completed follow-up) were randomized to receive an anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction plus an anterolateral ligament (ALL) reconstruction or an ACL reconstruction alone for the treatment of ACL and ALL tears. The outcomes of interest included the anterior drawer test, Lachman's test, pivot shift test, instrumented laxity measured with the KT-10...

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