Allograft tissue irradiation and failure rate after anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction: A systematic review
Jesse Dashe, Robert L Parisien, Antonio Cusano, Emily J Curry, Xinning Li, Depatment of Orthopaedic Surgery, Boston University School of Medicine - Boston Medical Center, Boston, MA 02118, United States
Asheesh Bedi, Depatment of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Michigan School of Medicine, Ann Arbor, MI 48105, United States
Author contributions: Dashe J, Parisien RL, Cusano A and Curry EJ were in charge of manuscript write up and assisted with performing the systematic review; Dashe J, Parisien RL, Cusano A, Curry EJ, Bedi A and Li X all reviewed and approved the final version of this manuscript before submission; Bedi A and Li X designed the research study and performed critical review and edits of the manuscript.
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Correspondence to: Xinning Li, MD, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Boston University School of Medicine - Boston Medical Center, 850 Harrison Avenue - Dowling 2 North, Boston, MA 02118, United States. firstname.lastname@example.org
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Received: July 18, 2015
Peer-review started: July 23, 2015
First decision: October 17, 2015
Revised: January 23, 2016
Accepted: March 24, 2016
Article in press: March 25, 2016
Published online: June 18, 2016