Hamstring Tendon Autograft vs Irradiated Allograft
Arthroscopic anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction with at least 2.5 years' follow-up comparing hamstring tendon autograft and irradiated allograftArthroscopy. 2011 Sep;27(9):1195-202
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78 patients undergoing arthroscopic anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction were randomized to receive either hamstring tendon autograft or irradiated allograft. The results of the study indicated that patients who received irradiated allograft had a significantly higher rate of laxity. However, it was also found that the two groups did not differ significantly in regards to function and a...
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