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Volume:97 Issue:1 Number:1 ISSN#:2564-2537
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ACE Report #13916
Ace Report Cover Sports Medicine

Anterolateral Structure Augmentation in High Risk Patients Undergoing ACL Reconstruction

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OrthoEvidence. Anterolateral Structure Augmentation in High Risk Patients Undergoing ACL Reconstruction. ACE Report. 2021;97(1):1. Available from: https://myorthoevidence.com/AceReport/Report/13916

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

Reconstruction for Chronic ACL Tears with or without Anterolateral Structure Augmentation in Patients at High Risk for Clinical Failure: A Randomized Clinical Trial.

J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2021 Aug 18;103(16): 1482-1490.

Contributing Authors: J Chen C Xu E Cho X Huangfu J Zhao

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One hundred and twenty patients with chronic ACL tears who were undergoing ACL reconstruction (ACLR) and were deemed to be at a high risk of clinical failure were randomized to receive ACLR and anterolateral structure augmentation (ALSA) (n=63) or ALCR alone (n=57). The primary outcome of interest was the rate of clinical failure. Clinical failure was defined by physical examination (Lachman test,...

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