All-inside ACL reconstruction: How does it compare to standard ACL reconstruction techniques?

Citation data:

Journal of orthopaedics, ISSN: 0972-978X, Vol: 14, Issue: 2, Page: 241-246

Publication Year:
2017
Usage 132
Abstract Views 87
Link-outs 45
Captures 29
Readers 26
Exports-Saves 3
Social Media 29
Shares, Likes & Comments 22
Tweets 7
Citations 3
Citation Indexes 3
PMID:
28360487
DOI:
10.1016/j.jor.2017.03.002
Author(s):
Connaughton, Alexander J; Geeslin, Andrew G; Uggen, Christopher W
Publisher(s):
Elsevier BV
Tags:
Medicine
Most Recent Tweet View All Tweets
review description
The all-inside ACL reconstruction technique is a relatively new development in ACL surgery. Some features of this technique include closed-socket tunnels, dual suspensory graft fixation, decreased bone removal, and smaller skin incisions. The purpose of this review was to compare the unique features of the all-inside ACL versus standard ACL techniques using biomechanical and clinical studies. The all-inside ACL appears to have similar overall results on subjective and objective outcomes studies compared to standard ACL techniques and may be associated with decreased post-operative pain. There is also a concern for a higher graft failure rate with the all-inside ACL.