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Volume:31 Issue:1 Number:1 ISSN#:2564-2537
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ACE Report #13551
Ace Report Cover Trauma

Open Reduction vs Arthroscopic Reduction & Internal Fixation for Tibial-Side PCL Avulsion Fractures


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OrthoEvidence. Open Reduction vs Arthroscopic Reduction & Internal Fixation for Tibial-Side PCL Avulsion Fractures. ACE Report. 2021;31(1):1. Available from: https://myorthoevidence.com/AceReport/Report/13551

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

Arthroscopic reduction and internal fixation (ARIF) versus open reduction internal fixation (ORIF) to elucidate the difference for v: a randomized controlled trail (RCT).

Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc. 2021 Apr;29(4): 1251-1257.

Contributing Authors: SR Sundararajan JB Joseph R Ramakanth AK Jha S Rajasekaran

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Synopsis

Forty patients with displaced tibial-sided posterior cruciate ligament (PCL) avulsion fractures were randomized to undergo arthroscopic reduction and internal fixation (ARIF) by arthroscopic double-tunnel suture fixation (n=20) or an open reduction and internal fixation (ORIF) via cancellous screw fixation (n=20). Outcomes of interest included functional capacity, cost of surgery, length of surger...

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