Reduced Number of Sick Days Taken With Immediate vs Delayed ACL Reconstruction for ACL Injuries
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OrthoEvidence. Reduced Number of Sick Days Taken With Immediate vs Delayed ACL Reconstruction for ACL Injuries . ACE Report. 2020;9(9):12. Available from: https://myorthoevidene.com/AceReport/Report/12301
Acute reconstruction results in less sick-leave days and as such fewer indirect costs to the individual and society compared to delayed reconstruction for ACL injuries.Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc. 2020 Jul;28(7):2044-2052
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Seventy patients with unilateral primary anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injuies were randomized into receiving an acute or delayed anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction (ACLR). An early ACLR was defined as a reconstruction performed within 8 days from sustaining an injury, whereas a delayed ACLR was performed within 6 to 10 weeks from injury. The primary outcome of interest was the total num...
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