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Vol:3 Issue:1 Number:67 ISSN#:2564-2537
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ACE Report #4687
Ace Report Cover Sports Medicine

Achilles allograft and hamstring autograft comparable in clinical/radiographic outcomes


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OrthoEvidence. Achilles allograft and hamstring autograft comparable in clinical/radiographic outcomes. ACE Report. 2014;3(1):67. Available from: https://myorthoevidence.com/AceReport/Report/4687

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

Comparison between hamstring autograft and free tendon Achilles allograft: minimum 2-year follow-up after anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction using EndoButton and Intrafix

Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc. 2011 May;19(5):816-22. doi: 10.1007/s00167-010-1388-6. Epub 2011 Feb 3

Contributing Authors: JH Noh SR Yi SJ Song SW Kim W Kim

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Synopsis

74 patients were randomized to compare the clinical and radiographic results of anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction using two procedures: Autogenous hamstring tendon and free tendon Achilles autograft (fixed with EndoButton in the femoral tunnel and Intrafix in the tibial tunnel). The 2 year assessment revealed that the clinical and radiological outcomes between the two procedures were...

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