The 90-day Readmission Rate after Single-Bundle ACL Reconstruction Plus LET: Analysis of 2,559 Consecutive Cases from a Single Institution
In conclusion, this technique of arthroscopic ACL reconstruction with LET showed a low readmission rate within 90 days from surgery. However, patients and physicians should be aware of the risk of serious complications, such as deep and superficial infections, mostly in female patients and in cases of concurrent meniscal treatments. This is a Level IV, retrospective case series study. [...] Thieme Medical Publishers 333 Seventh Avenue, New York, NY 10001, USA.Article in Thieme eJournals: Table of contents | Abstract | Full text
ConclusionClinical outcomes of patients that underwent meniscus repair were better than those that underwent meniscus resection with concurrent ACL reconstruction. The technically complicated and costly meniscus repair may achieve better clinical outcomes than meniscectomy when treating a neglected or delayed meniscal tear with a concurrent ACL tear.Level of evidenceIII.
ConclusionsBoth treatments provided similar overall pain relief after ACLR. Thepotential benefits of quadriceps preservation with ACB are worthy of future study.Therefore, ACB is recommended as an attractive alternative to FNB as the peripheral nerve block of choice for ACLR.Level of evidenceMeta-analysis of Level 1 was performed in this study.
The purpose of this study was to develop and validate a standardized patient satisfaction measurement tool for adult patients undergoing primary anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction.
Conclusion: There was a disparity between fellows’ performance in the operating room and their performance in the high-fidelity cadaveric setting, suggesting that technical performance in the operating room may not be the most appropriate measure for assessment of fellows’ competence. PMID: 32142243 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
The article Vancomycin ‑soaked autografts during ACL reconstruction reduce the risk of post‑operative infection without affecting return to sport or knee function, written by Yoann Bohu.
The purpose of this study was to assess the functional outcomes of patients included in the Stability Study randomized controlled trial comparing anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction (ACLR) alone to ACLR with lateral extra-articular tenodesis (LET) at 6, 12 and 24 months post-operative.
In the article titled “Comparison of Modified Transtibial and Outside-In Techniques in Anatomic Single-Bundle Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction,” published in the October 2018 issue (Arthroscopy 2018;34:2857-2870), the authors intended to disclose that the study was supported by funds from Konkuk University.
We would like to thank Dr. Min for his interest in our recent study “Adductor Canal Nerve Versus Femoral Nerve Blockade for Pain Control and Quadriceps Function Following Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction With Patellar Tendon Autograft: A Prospective Randomized Trial.”1 The concerns raised are relevant factors to consider when interpreting the results of this randomized controlled study. Dr. Min’s point of standardizing postoperative analgesic consumption was not performed in this study for 2 reasons.
We took great interest in reading the article by Bailey et al.1 entitled “Adductor Canal Nerve Versus Femoral Nerve Blockade for Pain Control and Quadriceps Function Following Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction With Patellar Tendon Autograft: A Prospective Randomized Trial” published in March 2019 in Arthroscopy. The authors performed a randomi zed controlled trial (RCT) on 90 patients undergoing anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction with patellar tendon autograft and concluded that adductor canal nerve blockade was as effective as femoral nerve blockade at providing pain control while elicitin...
Unfortunately, the author Jon Olav Drogset was incorrectly published in the original version and updated here. The original article has been corrected.