Surgical versus conservative interventions for anterior cruciate ligament ruptures in adults.

@article{Linko2005SurgicalVC,
  title={Surgical versus conservative interventions for anterior cruciate ligament ruptures in adults.},
  author={Eric Linko and Arsi Harilainen and Antti Malmivaara and Seppo Seitsalo},
  journal={The Cochrane database of systematic reviews},
  year={2005},
  volume={2},
  pages={CD001356}
}
BACKGROUND Anterior cruciate ligament rupture is a common knee injury. Surgical treatment, usually involving reconstruction of the ligament, is widely used especially in active individuals. OBJECTIVES Evaluation of the effect of surgical treatment compared with conservative treatment of anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) rupture. SEARCH STRATEGY We searched the Cochrane Musculoskeletal Injuries Group Specialised Register (January 2005), the Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials (The… CONTINUE READING
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