Independent drilling methods similar to transtibial drilling in ACL reconstruction
Transtibial Versus Independent Drilling Techniques for Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction: A Systematic Review, Meta-analysis, and Meta-regressionAm J Sports Med. 2013 Nov;41(11):2693-702
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Six randomized clinical studies were included in this meta-analysis to determine how clinical outcomes and knee laxity compare between preparation of the femoral tunnel in through independent drilling - such as anteromedial portal or an outside-in approach - and transtibial drilling in ACL reconstruction. Clinical trial results suggested a possible increase to Lysholm scores and lower instrumented...
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