Survival comparison of allograft and autograft anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction at the United States Military Academy.

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BACKGROUND There is recent evidence that use of allograft tendons for anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction in young patients may result in increased failure rates compared with autologous grafts. HYPOTHESIS Allograft ACL reconstruction will result in higher failure rates in young athletes compared with autograft reconstruction. STUDY DESIGN… (More)
DOI: 10.1177/0363546512443945

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@article{Pallis2012SurvivalCO, title={Survival comparison of allograft and autograft anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction at the United States Military Academy.}, author={Mark P. Pallis and Steven J. Svoboda and Kenneth L. Cameron and Brett D. Owens}, journal={The American journal of sports medicine}, year={2012}, volume={40 6}, pages={1242-6} }