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Bone-patellar tendon-bone autograft versus LARS artificial ligament for anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction.
Eur J Orthop Surg Traumatol 2013; 23(7):819-23EJ

Abstract

The optimized graft for use in anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction is still in controversy. The bone-patellar tendon-bone (BPTB) autograft has been accepted as the gold standard for ACL reconstruction. However, donor site morbidities cannot be avoided after this treatment. The artificial ligament of ligament advanced reinforcement system (LARS) has been recommended for ACL reconstruction. The purpose of this study is to compare the midterm outcome of ACL reconstruction using BPTB autografts or LARS ligaments. Between July 2004 and March 2006, the ACL reconstruction using BPTB autografts in 30 patients and LARS ligaments in 32 patients was performed. All patients were followed up for at least 4 years and evaluated using the Lysholm knee score, Tegner score, International Knee Documentation Committee (IKDC) score, and KT-1000 arthrometer test. There were no significant differences between the two groups with respect to the data of Lysholm scores, Tegner scores, IKDC scores, and KT-1000 arthrometer test at the latest follow-up. Our study demonstrates that the similarly good clinical results are obtained after ACL reconstruction using BPTB autografts or LARS ligaments at midterm follow-up. In addition to BPTB autografts, the LARS ligament may be a satisfactory treatment option for ACL rupture.

Authors+Show Affiliations

Orthopaedic Department, The Second Affiliated Hospital of Wenzhou Medical College, Wenzhou, 325027, Zhejiang Province, People's Republic of China.No affiliation info availableNo affiliation info availableNo affiliation info available

Pub Type(s)

Comparative Study
Journal Article
Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't

Language

eng

PubMed ID

23412205

Citation

Pan, Xiaoyun, et al. "Bone-patellar Tendon-bone Autograft Versus LARS Artificial Ligament for Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction." European Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery & Traumatology : Orthopedie Traumatologie, vol. 23, no. 7, 2013, pp. 819-23.
Pan X, Wen H, Wang L, et al. Bone-patellar tendon-bone autograft versus LARS artificial ligament for anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction. Eur J Orthop Surg Traumatol. 2013;23(7):819-23.
Pan, X., Wen, H., Wang, L., & Ge, T. (2013). Bone-patellar tendon-bone autograft versus LARS artificial ligament for anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction. European Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery & Traumatology : Orthopedie Traumatologie, 23(7), pp. 819-23. doi:10.1007/s00590-012-1073-1.
Pan X, et al. Bone-patellar Tendon-bone Autograft Versus LARS Artificial Ligament for Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction. Eur J Orthop Surg Traumatol. 2013;23(7):819-23. PubMed PMID: 23412205.
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TY - JOUR T1 - Bone-patellar tendon-bone autograft versus LARS artificial ligament for anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction. AU - Pan,Xiaoyun, AU - Wen,Hong, AU - Wang,Lide, AU - Ge,Tichi, Y1 - 2012/09/19/ PY - 2012/04/24/received PY - 2012/08/20/accepted PY - 2013/2/16/entrez PY - 2013/2/16/pubmed PY - 2014/4/2/medline SP - 819 EP - 23 JF - European journal of orthopaedic surgery & traumatology : orthopedie traumatologie JO - Eur J Orthop Surg Traumatol VL - 23 IS - 7 N2 - The optimized graft for use in anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction is still in controversy. The bone-patellar tendon-bone (BPTB) autograft has been accepted as the gold standard for ACL reconstruction. However, donor site morbidities cannot be avoided after this treatment. The artificial ligament of ligament advanced reinforcement system (LARS) has been recommended for ACL reconstruction. The purpose of this study is to compare the midterm outcome of ACL reconstruction using BPTB autografts or LARS ligaments. Between July 2004 and March 2006, the ACL reconstruction using BPTB autografts in 30 patients and LARS ligaments in 32 patients was performed. All patients were followed up for at least 4 years and evaluated using the Lysholm knee score, Tegner score, International Knee Documentation Committee (IKDC) score, and KT-1000 arthrometer test. There were no significant differences between the two groups with respect to the data of Lysholm scores, Tegner scores, IKDC scores, and KT-1000 arthrometer test at the latest follow-up. Our study demonstrates that the similarly good clinical results are obtained after ACL reconstruction using BPTB autografts or LARS ligaments at midterm follow-up. In addition to BPTB autografts, the LARS ligament may be a satisfactory treatment option for ACL rupture. SN - 1633-8065 UR - https://www.unboundmedicine.com/medline/citation/23412205/Bone_patellar_tendon_bone_autograft_versus_LARS_artificial_ligament_for_anterior_cruciate_ligament_reconstruction_ L2 - https://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00590-012-1073-1 DB - PRIME DP - Unbound Medicine ER -