Reconstructive versus non-reconstructive treatment of anterior cruciate ligament insufficiency. A retrospective matched-pair long-term follow-up

@article{Streich2010ReconstructiveVN,
  title={Reconstructive versus non-reconstructive treatment of anterior cruciate ligament insufficiency. A retrospective matched-pair long-term follow-up},
  author={Nikolaus Alexander Streich and David Zimmermann and Gerrit Bode and Holger Schmitt},
  journal={International Orthopaedics},
  year={2010},
  volume={35},
  pages={607-613}
}
In this retrospective case series 80 patients divided in 40 matched pair groups with an arthroscopically proven ACL insufficiency were followed up for 15 years. One half was reconstructed using an autologous BTB patella graft, the other half was treated by a conservative physiotherapeutic based rehabilitation program. At follow-up the clinical scores (Lysholm, IKDC) showed no significant differences between subjects who had undergone ACL reconstruction and those who had not. Furthermore there… CONTINUE READING
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