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ACE Report #9480
Ace Report Cover Sports Medicine

Tibialis anterior vs. hamstring tendon allograft in single-bundle ACL reconstruction


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

A prospective randomized comparison of two distinct allogenic tissue constructs for anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction

Knee. 2016 Dec;23(6):1112-1120

Contributing Authors: DC Crawford MB Rose C Domes M Farooqi

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Synopsis

102 patients scheduled for single-bundle anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction were randomized to receive either a two-stranded tibialis anterior allograft or four-stranded hamstring tendon allograft. Patients were assessed for graft failure/re-rupture, anterior knee laxity on the KT-1000 arthrometer, and clinical scores over a 2-year follow-up. No significant differences between groups ...

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