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Volume:9 Issue:12 Number:3 ISSN#:2564-2537
ACE Report #12644
Ace Report Cover Sports Medicine

Similar Long-Term Clinical Outcomes with BPTB and QTP Autografts in ACL Reconstruction

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OrthoEvidence. Similar Long-Term Clinical Outcomes with BPTB and QTP Autografts in ACL Reconstruction. ACE Report. 2020;9(12):3. Available from: https://myorthoevidence.com/AceReport/Report/12644

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

Quadriceps tendon vs. patellar tendon autograft for ACL reconstruction using a hardware-free press-fit fixation technique: comparable stability, function and return-to-sport level but less donor site morbidity in athletes after 10 years.

Archives of Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgery (2020) 140:1465–1474.

Contributing Authors: A Barie T Sprinckstub J Huber A Jaber

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Sixty athletes with primary anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) tears were randomized to receive an ACL reconstruction with the use of a quadriceps tendon patellar bone (QTB) autograft or a bone patellar tendon bone (BPTB) autograft. Outcomes of interest included the Lysholm knee score, Tegner score, International Knee Documentation Committee (IKDC) score, the KT-1000 arthrometer for knee stability, ...

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