ACL reconstruction: Hamstring autografts reduce anterior knee pain and extension deficits
Bone-patellar tendon-bone autografts versus hamstring autografts for reconstruction of anterior cruciate ligament: meta-analysis.BMJ. 2006 Apr 29;332(7548):995-1001. Epub 2006 Apr 7
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This meta-analysis identified 24 studies (18 merged cohort studies) that compared bone-patellar tendon-bone autografts with hamstring autografts in patients who required anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction. A total of 1512 patients (747 in hamstring autograft treatment group and 765 in control patellar tendon graft group) were identified. Results from this analysis indicate that the us...
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