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Volume:4 Issue:2 Number:14 ISSN#:2563-5476
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ACE Report #7248
Ace Report Cover Sports Medicine

Similar efficacy of EZLoc & Bone Mulch Screw femoral fixation in ACL reconstruction


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OrthoEvidence. Similar efficacy of EZLoc & Bone Mulch Screw femoral fixation in ACL reconstruction. ACE Report. 2015;4(2):14. Available from: https://myorthoevidence.com/AceReport/Report/7248

Study Type:Therapy
OE Level Evidence:2
Journal Level of Evidence:2

Femoral fixation of hamstring tendon grafts in ACL reconstructions: the 2-year follow-up results of a prospective randomized controlled study

Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc. 2014 Sep;22(9):2153-62. doi: 10.1007/s00167-013-2652-3. Epub 2013 Sep 5.

Contributing Authors: T Gifstad JO Drogset T Grøntvedt GS Hortemo

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Synopsis

110 patients undergoing anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction were randomized to receive femoral fixation of the hamstring tendon graft using an EZLoc Femoral Fixation Device or a Bone Mulch Screw. The purpose of this study was to compare the efficacy of the two femoral fixation devices. Both devices achieved similar clinical results, knee scores, and muscle strength two years post-surge...

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