Comparison of allograft versus autograft anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction graft survival in an active adolescent cohort.

@article{Engelman2014ComparisonOA,
  title={Comparison of allograft versus autograft anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction graft survival in an active adolescent cohort.},
  author={Glenn H. Engelman and Patrick M. Carry and Kirtley G Hitt and John D. Polousky and Armando F. Vidal},
  journal={The American journal of sports medicine},
  year={2014},
  volume={42 10},
  pages={
          2311-8
        }
}
BACKGROUND Graft selection for anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstructive surgery is a controversial topic. Few studies have compared graft outcomes in adolescents. PURPOSE To identify factors related to ACL graft failure in an adolescent cohort. STUDY DESIGN Case-control study; Level of evidence, 3. METHODS After institutional review board approval was obtained, adolescent subjects (age range, 11-18 years) who underwent primary ACL reconstruction surgery at a large tertiary… CONTINUE READING

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