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Volume:98 Issue:1 Number:1 ISSN#:2564-2537
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ACE Report #13921
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Suspensory vs. Expandable Anteromedial Femoral Fixation in Male ACL Reconstruction


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OrthoEvidence. Suspensory vs. Expandable Anteromedial Femoral Fixation in Male ACL Reconstruction . ACE Report. 2021;98(1):1. Available from: https://myorthoevidence.com/AceReport/Report/13921

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

No Difference in Outcomes Between Suspensory (Fixed-Loop Cortical Button) Versus Expandable Anteromedial Femoral Fixation in Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction With Autologous Hamstring Tendons: A Prospective, Randomized, Controlled Study in Male Patients.

Arthrosc Sports Med Rehabil. 2021 Jun 24;3(4): e1155-e1163.

Contributing Authors: A Panagopoulos D Mylonas A Kouzelis P Zampakis P Kraniotis J Lakoumentas J Gliatis

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Synopsis

Seventy patients with anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) ruptures were randomized to receive an ACL reconstruction procedure utilizing either suspensory femoral fixation (cortical button; n=35) or expandable femoral fixation (AperFix; n=35). The primary outcomes of interest included anteroposterior knee stability at 2 years follow up and femoral/tibial tunnel widening at 12 months follow up. Seconda...

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