ISAKOS: Complications after ACL reconstruction with PT, HT, DB autografts are common
A Detailed Prospective and Blinded Analysis of Complications/Adverse Events in Patients Having ACL Reconstruction
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330 patients were randomized to undergo anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction with either a patellar tendon (PT), a quadruple-stranded hamstring (HT), or a double-bundle hamstring (DB) autograft, to compare incidence of post-operative adverse effects between surgical methods. Following assessments over a 2 year period, results indicated that 13% of patients repeat surgery. Repeat surgery...
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