Low-pressure CO2 insufflation appears safe and effective for arthroscopic ACLR
A risk-benefit analysis of alternating low-pressure CO2 insufflation and fluid medium in arthroscopic knee ACL reconstructionKnee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc. 2014 Jul;22(7):1483-90
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Ninety four patients undergoing anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction were randomized to evaluate the safety and efficacy of low-pressure CO2 knee joint insufflation as compared to conventional fluid-based distention. Patients were monitored over 6 months. The evidence presented in this trial revealed no significant difference between the CO2-based ACLR and the conventional ACLR based on...
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