ACE Report #8950
Ace Report Cover Sports Medicine

Patellar tendon vs. hamstring tendon autograft for graft failure rates in anatomic ACLR

Study Type:Meta-analysis/Systematic Review
OE Level Evidence:2
Journal Level of Evidence:N/A

Comparison of Graft Failure Rate Between Autografts Placed via an Anatomic Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction Technique: A Systematic Review, Meta-analysis, and Meta-regression

Am J Sports Med. 2016 Apr;44(4):1069-79

Contributing Authors: CM Gabler CA Jacobs JS Howard CG Mattacola DL Johnson

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28 studies were included in this analysis with 6 studies reporting patellar tendon autografts and 26 studies reporting hamstring tendon autografts. The purpose of this systematic review, meta-analysis, and meta-regression was to assess the available literature of patellar tendon versus hamstring tendon autografts for graft failure rates in anatomic ACL reconstruction. A meta-analysis was conducted...

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