ACL reconstruction: BPTB autograft may increase incidence of osteoarthritis
Increased incidence of osteoarthritis of knee joint after ACL reconstruction with bone-patellar tendon-bone autografts than hamstring autografts: a meta-analysis of 1,443 patients at a minimum of 5 years.Eur J Orthop Surg Traumatol. 2015 Jan;25(1):149-59.
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A total of 14 studies (12 RCTs and 2 PCS) containing 1443 patients were included in this meta-analysis comparing bone-patellar tendon-bone and hamstring autografts in anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction. This analysis involved studies with a minimum follow-up of 5 years, evaluating International Knee Documentation Committee (IKDC) scores, return to pre-injury activity level, KT-1000, Lachman...
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