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ACE Report #10230
Ace Report Cover Sports Medicine

Crosspin versus interference screw femoral fixation in ACLR with hamstring autograft

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

Cross Pin Versus Interference Screw for Femoral Graft Fixation in Hamstring Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis of Clinical Outcomes

Arthroscopy. 2018 Feb;34(2):615-623

Contributing Authors: H Wu B Hu C Zhou J Meng S Yan W Shen

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7 controlled clinical trials were included in this meta-analysis comparing functional outcomes and knee laxity measures between cross pins and interference screws for femoral fixation in anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction. Pooled results on patient-reported functional measures and manual knee laxity tests (Lachman, pivot shit) demonstrated no significant differences between fixation types. ...

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