Reconstruction of the ACL with a semitendinosus tendon graft: a prospective randomized single blinded comparison of double-bundle versus single-bundle technique in male athletes

@article{Streich2007ReconstructionOT,
  title={Reconstruction of the ACL with a semitendinosus tendon graft: a prospective randomized single blinded comparison of double-bundle versus single-bundle technique in male athletes},
  author={Nikolaus A. Streich and Kilian Friedrich and Tobias Gotterbarm and Holger Schmitt},
  journal={Knee Surgery, Sports Traumatology, Arthroscopy},
  year={2007},
  volume={16},
  pages={232-238}
}
Anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction in double-bundle technique is advocated to more closely restore the anatomy and function of the native ligament than conventional single-bundle technique. But up to now there are only a few clinical investigations comparing both techniques in a prospective manner. We hypothesized that double-bundle ACL reconstruction reveals superior clinical and subjective results compared to single-bundle technique in a high-demand collective. A total of 50 male… CONTINUE READING
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