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ACE Report #3421
Ace Report Cover Sports Medicine

Improved side-to-side anterior laxity with the anatomic double-bundle ACL reconstruction

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

Clinical Evaluation of Anatomic Double-Bundle Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction Procedure Using Hamstring Tendon Grafts: Comparisons Among 3 Different Procedures

Arthroscopy. 2006 Mar;22(3):240-51

Contributing Authors: K Yasuda E Kondo H Ichiyama Y Tanabe H Tohyama

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72 patients with unilateral anterior cruciate ligament (ACL)-deficient knees were randomised to one of three groups for treatment. The patients underwent either a non-anatomic single- or double-bundle ACL reconstruction compared to anatomic double-bundle ACL reconstruction. Clinical outcomes were observed. The results indicated that the double-bundle ACL reconstruction intervention resulted in sig...

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