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Meta-analysis
ACE Report #8331
Ace Report Cover Sports Medicine

The impact of additional lateral extra-articular tenodesis to ACL reconstruction


Study Type:Meta-analysis/Systematic Review
OE Level Evidence:3
Journal Level of Evidence:3

Lateral Extra-articular Tenodesis Reduces Rotational Laxity When Combined With Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction: A Systematic Review of the Literature

Arthroscopy. 2015 Oct;31(10):2022-34.

Contributing Authors: CE Hewison MN Tran N Kaniki A Remtulla D Bryant AM Getgood

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Synopsis

29 studies (8 RCTs, 21 non-randomized) comparing the efficacy of anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction performed in conjunction with lateral extra-articular tenodesis (LET) to the conventional ACL reconstruction procedure for the treatment of ACL rupture were included in this systematic review and meta-analysis. The purpose of this study was to determine whether the addition of LET to st...

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