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ACE Report #531
Ace Report Cover Sports Medicine

Tibial Fixation in Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction

Study Type:Therapy
OE Level Evidence:1
Journal Level of Evidence:N/A

Tibial Fixation in Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction: A Prospective Randomized Study Comparing Metal Interference Screw and Staples With a Centrally Placed Polyethylene Screw and Sheath

The American Journal of Sports Medicine; 2011; 39 (9): 1858-1864

Contributing Authors: Mathew De Wall Corey J Scholes Sandeep Patel Myles RJ Coolican David A Parker

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113 patients undergoing isolated, unilateral, primary anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction with hamstring autografts were randomized to tibial fixation with either a metal interference screw and staples (RCI) or with a centrally placed polyethylene screw and sheath implant (INTRAFIX). The results of the study indicated that there were no significant differences between the two groups in...

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