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Volume:2 Issue:7 Number:307 ISSN#:2563-5476
RCT
ACE Report #4123
Ace Report Cover Sports Medicine

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

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

Hybrid Tibial Fixation for Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction With Achilles Tendon Allograft

Arthroscopy. 2012 Oct;28(10):1540-6. doi: 10.1016/j.arthro.2012.03.012. Epub 2012 Jun 23.

Contributing Authors: Jung Ho Noh Bo Gyu Yang Seung Rim Yi Young Hak Roh Jun Suk Lee

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Synopsis

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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