Supplementary fixation improves anterior stability of tibia during ACL reconstruction
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OrthoEvidence. Supplementary fixation improves anterior stability of tibia during ACL reconstruction. ACE Report. 2013;2(7):307. Available from: https://myorthoevidene.com/AceReport/Report/4123
Hybrid Tibial Fixation for Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction With Achilles Tendon AllograftArthroscopy. 2012 Oct;28(10):1540-6. doi: 10.1016/j.arthro.2012.03.012. Epub 2012 Jun 23.
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80 patients undergoing single-bundle ACL reconstruction were randomized to receive a 2-strand free tendon Achilles allograft with a biodegradable interference screw supplemented by a post-tie with a washer screw or a biodegradable interference screw alone. The findings of this study suggest that supplementary fixation with a post-tie resulted in significantly better Lachman test scores and mean si...
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