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ACE Report #6094
Ace Report Cover Sports Medicine

AAOS: Lower graft failure with autograft vs. allograft ACL reconstruction at min 10 years

Study Type:Randomized Trial
OE Level Evidence:N/A
Journal Level of Evidence:N/A

Autograft vs. Allograft ACL Reconstructions: A Prospective, Randomized Clinical Study with Min. 10 - Year Follow Up

Contributing Authors: CR Bottoni EL Smith SG Raybin JS Shaha JM Tokish DJ Rowles

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100 knees from 99 patients were randomized to ACL reconstruction with the use of either autografts or allografts. The purpose of this study was to assess and compare the long-term results of the aforementioned interventions. Results at a minimum of 10 years revealed over 80% success rates and similar single assessment numeric evaluations. However, allograft use was associated with failure rates th...

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