A new generation of artificial ligaments in reconstruction of the anterior cruciate ligament. Two-year follow-up of a randomised trial.

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We have undertaken a randomised clinical trial comparing two methods of reconstruction of the anterior cruciate ligament in patients with chronic instability. We used an ipsilateral bone-patellar-tendon-bone autograft in 27 patients and the Ligament Advancement Reinforcement System (LARS) artificial ligament in 26. Assessment before and at two, six, 12 and… (More)

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@article{Nau2002ANG, title={A new generation of artificial ligaments in reconstruction of the anterior cruciate ligament. Two-year follow-up of a randomised trial.}, author={Thomas Nau and Perrine Lavoie and Nicholas Duval}, journal={The Journal of bone and joint surgery. British volume}, year={2002}, volume={84 3}, pages={356-60} }