A prospective randomized study comparing double- and single-bundle techniques for anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction.

@article{Ahldn2013APR,
  title={A prospective randomized study comparing double- and single-bundle techniques for anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction.},
  author={Mattias Ahld{\'e}n and N Sernert and J{\'o}n Karlsson and J{\"u}ri Toomas Kartus},
  journal={The American journal of sports medicine},
  year={2013},
  volume={41 11},
  pages={
          2484-91
        }
}
BACKGROUND The aim of the study was to compare the results after arthroscopic anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction using either the double-bundle or single-bundle technique with hamstring tendon autografts in an unselected group of patients. HYPOTHESIS Double-bundle ACL reconstruction will render a better outcome on the pivot-shift test. STUDY DESIGN Randomized controlled trial; Level of evidence, 1. METHODS A randomized series of 103 patients (33 women, 70 men; median age, 27… CONTINUE READING
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