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Volume:2 Issue:7 Number:465 ISSN#:2564-2537
ACE Report #3281
Ace Report Cover Sports Medicine

Comparable outcomes with (non)/operative treatment of medial collateral ligament rupture

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OrthoEvidence. Comparable outcomes with (non)/operative treatment of medial collateral ligament rupture. ACE Report. 2013;2(7):465. Available from: https://myorthoevidence.com/AceReport/Report/3281

Study Type:Therapy
OE Level Evidence:2
Journal Level of Evidence:N/A

Operative and nonoperative treatments of medial collateral ligament rupture with early anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction: a prospective randomized study

Am J Sports Med. 2006 Jul;34(7):1134-40. Epub 2006 Feb 1

Contributing Authors: J Halinen J Lindahl E Hirvensalo S Santavirta

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47 patients with combined grade III medial collateral ligament (MCL) and anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injuries were randomised to receive either an operative treatment or nonoperative treatment of the injured MCL. Both groups had an early reconstruction treatment for the ACL injury using bone-patellar tendon-bone graft. The primary outcomes were based on clinical and functional results. Compar...

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