Clinically assessed knee joint laxity as a predictor for reconstruction after an anterior cruciate ligament injury: a prospective study of 100 patients treated with activity modification and rehabilitation.

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BACKGROUND The association of early knee joint laxity with the need for later reconstruction of the anterior cruciate ligament has not been extensively studied. HYPOTHESIS The grade of knee laxity can be used as an early predictor of the need for later reconstruction. STUDY DESIGN Cohort study (prognosis); Level of evidence, 2. METHODS One hundred… (More)
DOI: 10.1177/0363546508317717

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