Patients with focal full-thickness cartilage lesions benefit less from ACL reconstruction at 2–5 years follow-up

@article{Rtterud2011PatientsWF,
  title={Patients with focal full-thickness cartilage lesions benefit less from ACL reconstruction at 2–5 years follow-up},
  author={Jan Harald R\otterud and May Arna Risberg and Lars Engebretsen and Asbj\orn {\AA}r\oen},
  journal={Knee Surgery, Sports Traumatology, Arthroscopy},
  year={2011},
  volume={20},
  pages={1533-1539}
}
To investigate differences in patient-reported outcome after anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction between patients with and without a concomitant full-thickness cartilage lesion. 30 primary ACL-reconstructed patients with an isolated concomitant full-thickness cartilage lesion and 59 matched controls without cartilage lesions were identified in the Norwegian National Knee Ligament Registry and included in the present study. The Knee Injury and Osteoarthritis Outcome Score (KOOS) was… CONTINUE READING
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