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ACE Report #2851
Ace Report Cover Sports Medicine

Both Bio-interference screw and femoral transfixation in ACL repair provide good results

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

No difference in clinical results between femoral transfixation and Bio-interference screw fixation in hamstring tendon ACL reconstruction- A preliminary study

Knee. 2008 Jun;15(3):174-9. Epub 2008 Mar 25

Contributing Authors: L Capuano P Hardy UG Longo V Denaro N Maffulli

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30 patients presenting with a chronic unilateral tear of the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) were randomized to compare the clinical and mechanical outcomes of two different methods of femoral fixation. Patients underwent fixation using either Bio-interference screws or Bio TransFix femur extra cortical transverse fixation. At an average of 13 month follow-up, there were no differences in IKDC sc...

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