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ACE Report #9348
Ace Report Cover Sports Medicine

Semitendinosus and gracilis autograft versus irradiated allograft for anatomic DB ACLR

Study Type:Therapy
OE Level Evidence:2
Journal Level of Evidence:2

Irradiated Hamstring Tendon Allograft Versus Autograft for Anatomic Double-Bundle Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction: Midterm Clinical Outcomes

Am J Sports Med. 2016 Oct;44(10):2579-2588

Contributing Authors: Y Wang K Sun S Tian B Wang Q Li L Liu X Yang C Ha

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107 patients scheduled to undergo anatomic double-bundle ACL reconstruction were randomized to have the procedure completed using either a semitendinosus and gracilis (STG) autograft or an irradiated STG allograft. The purpose of this study was to compare clinical examination results, patient-reported function, and the incidence of osteoarthritis development between groups over a mid-term follow-u...

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