Allograft anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction in patients over 40 years of age.

@article{Kuechle2002AllograftAC,
  title={Allograft anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction in patients over 40 years of age.},
  author={David K Kuechle and Sara E. Pearson and William R Beach and Eric Freeman and David F Pawlowski and Terry L. Whipple and Richard B Caspari Dagger and J Frederick Meyers},
  journal={Arthroscopy : the journal of arthroscopic & related surgery : official publication of the Arthroscopy Association of North America and the International Arthroscopy Association},
  year={2002},
  volume={18 8},
  pages={845-53}
}
PURPOSE The study goal was to determine the results of allograft anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction in patients over 40 years old at a minimum of 24 months follow-up (mean, 59.7 months; range, 24 to 110 months). TYPE OF STUDY Retrospective review. METHODS The records of 57 consecutive patients (mean age at surgery, 45.0 years; range, 40.2 to 60.8 years) were reviewed retrospectively. Nine patients who had undergone either prior ACL reconstruction, extra-articular reinforcement… CONTINUE READING

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