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ACE Report #10421
Ace Report Cover Sports Medicine

No significant difference in 2-year quality-of-life between SB and DB ACL reconstruction


Study Type:Randomized Trial
OE Level Evidence:2
Journal Level of Evidence:1

No Difference in the KOOS Quality of Life Subscore Between Anatomic Double-Bundle and Anatomic Single-Bundle Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction of the Knee: A Prospective Randomized Controlled Trial With 2 Years' Follow-up

Am J Sports Med. 2018 Aug;46(10):2341-2354. doi: 10.1177/0363546518782454

Contributing Authors: MA Risberg L Engebretsen S Heir C Aga MW Fagerland S Johansen I Trøan

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Synopsis

120 patients scheduled for anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction were randomized to either double-bundle (DB) or single-bundle (SB) reconstruction. Primary outcome was the Knee Injury and Osteoarthritis Outcome Score (KOOS) Quality of Life (QoL) subscale. Secondary outcomes included the remaining KOOS subscales, manual and instrumented tests for knee laxity, Tegner activity scale, and incidenc...

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