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Vol:86 Issue:3 Number:1 ISSN#:2564-2537
ACE Report #13883
Ace Report Cover Sports Medicine

Endobutton CL vs TightRope RT for Femoral Fixation in Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction

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OrthoEvidence. Endobutton CL vs TightRope RT for Femoral Fixation in Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction. ACE Report. 2021;86(3):1. Available from:

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

Randomized comparative study of suspension femoral fixation device in graft position maintenance in anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction: EndoButton CL vs TightRope RT.

Asia Pac J Sports Med Arthrosc Rehabil Technol. 2021 Jul; 25: 42–46.

Contributing Authors:
Y Ono Y Sato H Mukai T Enomoto S Kimura R Nakagawa R Akagi Y Inaba Y Kawasaki S Ohtori T Sasho

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Thirty patients undergoing an arthroscopic double-bundle anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction were randomized in this non-inferiority trial to receive an EndoButton CL (n=15) or TIghtRope RT (n=15) device for graft fixation on the femoral side. The primary outcome of interest was graft elongation at 6 months. Secondary outcomes of interest included the single leg hop test index, anterior tran...

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