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ACE Report #4767
Ace Report Cover Sports Medicine

Double-bundle PCL reconstruction lead to better posterior stability than single-bundle


Study Type:Therapy
OE Level Evidence:2
Journal Level of Evidence:2

A prospective randomized study comparing arthroscopic single-bundle and double-bundle posterior cruciate ligament reconstructions preserving remnant fibers

Am J Sports Med. 2011 Mar;39(3):474-80. doi: 10.1177/0363546510382206. Epub 2010 Nov 23

Contributing Authors: KH Yoon DK Bae SJ Song HJ Cho JH Lee

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Synopsis

60 patients were randomized to compare the clinical and radiographic outcomes of posterior cruciate ligament (PCL) reconstruction using either double-bundle (DB) or single-bundle (SB) technique. Patients received either one of these two procedures and were assessed at the minimum 2 year follow-up. Results indicated that the DB technique led to better posterior stability when compared to the SB met...

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