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ACE Report #6523
Ace Report Cover Sports Medicine

Anatomic double-bundle ACL reconstruction offers less knee laxity than single-bundle

Study Type:Meta-analysis/Systematic Review
OE Level Evidence:2
Journal Level of Evidence:2

Anatomic single- versus double-bundle ACL reconstruction: a meta-analysis

Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc. 2014 May;22(5):1009-23. doi: 10.1007/s00167-013-2811-6. Epub 2013 Dec 17

Contributing Authors: N Desai H Bjornsson V Musahl M Bhandari M Petzold FH Fu K Samuelsson

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Dr. FH. Fu speaks about their recent meta-analysis examining differences between anatomic single- and double-bundle ACL reconstructions.


Fifteen randomized controlled trials and prospective comparative studies were included in this meta-analysis which compared knee kinematics and graft failure rates between anatomic single-bundle anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction and anatomic double-bundle ACL reconstruction. Pooled estimates of knee laxity (side-to-side difference in AP laxity measured by KT-1000 and antero-posterior...

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