AJSM 2013

The tibial fixation site has been reported to be the weakest point in anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstructions. Numerous interference screws and combination screw and sheath devices are available for soft tissue fixation, and a biomechanical comparison of these devices is necessary. This study hypothesiszed that combined screw and sheath devices would provide superior soft tissue fixation properties compared with interference screws in a porcine model.

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