Intra-articular ACL reconstruction in the over-40-year-old patient

  title={Intra-articular ACL reconstruction in the over-40-year-old patient},
  author={Randall W Viola and Roberto Vianello},
  journal={Knee Surgery, Sports Traumatology, Arthroscopy},
We compared two groups of patients who had undergone anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction. The groups were similar in regard to sex distribution, index injury, absence of meniscal or chondral lesions, surgical technique, and postoperative rehabilitation programs, but different in age. In the study group the mean age was 42.6 years, while in the control group the mean age was 20 years. The clinical results were assessed at a mean of 29 months after surgery using the Lysholm score… CONTINUE READING


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