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Vol:285 Issue:1 Number:1 ISSN#:2564-2537
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ACE Report #14922
Ace Report Cover Sports Medicine

Rehabilitation vs. Surgical Reconstruction for Non-acute Anterior Cruciate Ligament Injury

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OrthoEvidence. Rehabilitation vs. Surgical Reconstruction for Non-acute Anterior Cruciate Ligament Injury. ACE Report. 2022;285(1):1. Available from:

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

Rehabilitation versus surgical reconstruction for non-acute anterior cruciate ligament injury (ACL SNNAP): a pragmatic randomised controlled trial

Lancet. 2022 20-Aug;():. 10.1016/S0140-6736(22)01424-6

Contributing Authors:
DJ Beard L Davies JA Cook J Stokes J Leal H Fletcher S Abram K Chegwin A Gresgon W Jackson N Bottomly M Dodd H Bourke BA Shirkey A Paez SE Lamb K Barker M Phillips M Brown V Lythe B Mirza A Carr P Monk CM Areia S O'Leary F Haddad C Wilson A Price ACL SNNAP Study Group

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316 patients with non-acute anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injuries and persistent instability were randomized to receive immediate surgery (n=156) or rehabilitation (n=160). The primary outcome of interest was the Knee Injury and Osteoarthritis Outcome Score - 4 domain (KOOS4). Secondary outcomes of interest included quality of life measures, the Tegner activity score, resource use, complicatio...

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