Autografts versus allografts for anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction
Is there a higher failure rate of allografts compared with autografts in anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction: a systematic review of overlapping meta-analysesArthroscopy. 2015 Feb;31(2):364-72.
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8 meta-analyses which compared autografts and allografts in anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction were included in this systematic review. The purpose of this study was to determine if there was any difference in outcome between graft choices when considering re-rupture rate, clinical outcome, or measures of knee stability. Half of the included studies reported lower re-rupture with auto...
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