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ACE Report #491
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Comparison of different bundle types for anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction


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

Comparison of the Clinical Outcome of Double-Bundle, Anteromedial Single-Bundle, and Posterolateral Single-Bundle Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction Using Hamstring Tendon Graft With Minimum 2-Year Follow-up

Arthroscopy; 2011; 27:906-913

Contributing Authors: Norifumi Fujita Ryosuke Kuroda Tomoyuki Matsumoto Motoi Yamaguchi Masayoshi Yagi Akio Matsumoto Seiji Kubo Takehiko Matsushita Yuichi Hoshino Koji Nishimoto Daisuke Araki Masahiro Kurosaka

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Synopsis

60 patients with anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) ruptures were randomized to receive repair based upon theanteromedial bundle (AM), posterolateral bundle (PL), or double bundle (DB) reconstruction. The results of this study indicated that there were no differences in the Lysholm scores or Tegner scores between all three groups. However, patients who received DB reconstruction had significantly gr...

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