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Volume:1 Issue:8 Number:23 ISSN#:2563-5476
ACE Report #830
Ace Report Cover Trauma

No statistical significance in 3-day or 2-week immobilization after ACL reconstruction

Study Type:Therapy
OE Level Evidence:2
Journal Level of Evidence:N/A

A prospective study of 3-day versus 2-week immobilization period after anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction

Knee. 2007 Jan;14(1):34-8. Epub 2006 Nov 28.

Contributing Authors: Y Ito M Deie N Adachi K Kobayashi A Kanaya A Miyamoto T Nakasa M Ochi

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30 patients were randomized to undergo two different rehabilitation periods after anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction using the multistranded hamstring. 15 patients postoperatively underwent a 3-day immobilization period and 15 patients underwent a 2-week immobilization period. Results showed that there were no significant differences between two groups at the 12 month follow-up, but t...

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