Optimal Timing of Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction: A Meta-Analysis
Optimal Timing of Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction in Patients With Anterior Cruciate Ligament Tear: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysisJAMA Netw Open. 2022 Nov 1;5(11):e2242742.
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Eleven randomized controlled trials with a total of 972 patients were included in this meta-analysis comparing early and delayed anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction. The primary outcomes of interest were functional outcomes and the risk of complications. Additional outcomes included operative time. The results of this study found no differences in pooled operative time, range of motion, knee...