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Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction with Semitendinosus Graft Provided Similar Stability and Knee Function and Fewer Problems with Kneeling Compared with the Bone-Patellar Tendon-Bone Graft
Freddie Fu, MD
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University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

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For correspondence: Dr. B. Barenius, Department of Orthopaedics, Södersjukhuset, SE-11883 Stockholm, Sweden. E-mail address: bjorn.barenius@sodersjukhuset.se
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Disclosure: The author did not receive any outside funding or grants in support of his research for or preparation of this work. The author, or a member of his immediate family, received, in any one year, payments or other benefits in excess of $10,000 or a commitment or agreement to provide such benefits from commercial entities (Stryker, Elsevier, and Arthrocare).

Barenius  B,  Nordlander  M,  Ponzer  S,  Tidermark  J,  Eriksson  K. Quality of Life and Clinical Outcome After Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction Using Patellar Tendon Graft or Quadrupled Semitendinosus Graft: An 8-Year Follow-up of a Randomized Controlled Trial. Am J Sports Med.2010Aug;38(8):1533-41.
Copyright © 2011 by The Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery, Inc.
J Bone Joint Surg Am, 2011 May 18;93(10):969-969. doi: 10.2106/JBJS.9310ebo371
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