Tue, 29 October 2019
AJSM Special Edition Podcast: Meta-analysis of the Risk of Infections After Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction by Graft Type
This special edition podcast highlights the 2019 Systematic Review Award winning article.
An infection after anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction is a relatively rare but challenging complication. There are no meta-analyses comparing the incidence of infections after ACL reconstruction with the various available graft choices.
The findings of this meta-analysis demonstrate a significantly lower incidence of deep infections after ACL reconstruction with BPTB autografts compared with hamstring autografts but not compared with allografts.
Click here to read the article.