Femoral positioning influences ipsi-and contralateral anterior cruciate ligament rupture following its reconstruction: Systematic review and meta-analysis
Gustavo Constantino de Campos, Department of Orthopaedics, Campinas’s State University (UNICAMP), Campinas 13083-970, Brazil
Gustavo Constantino de Campos, Paulo Eduardo Portes Teixeira, Alex Castro, Wilson de Mello Alves Junior, Instituto Wilson Mello, Research and Study Center, Campinas 13080-650, Brazil
Author contributions: de Campos GC contributed to literature search, data extraction, data analysis and interpretation, article draft, article revision, final approval; Teixeira PEP contributed to literature search, data extraction, data analysis and interpretation, article draft, final approval; Castro A contributed to statistical analysis, data interpretation, article revision, final approval; Alves Junior WM contributed to conception and design of the study, critical revision, final approval.
Conflict-of-interest statement: The authors deny any conflict of interest.
Data sharing statement: No additional data are available.
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Correspondence to: Gustavo Constantino de Campos, MD, PhD, Instituto Wilson Mello, Research and Study Center, Rua José Rocha Bonfim, 214, ed. Chicago, 1o. andar, Campinas 13080-650, Brazil. email@example.com
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Received: January 20, 2017
Peer-review started: January 20, 2017
First decision: February 15, 2017
Revised: March 9, 2017
Accepted: March 23, 2017
Article in press: March 25, 2017
Published online: August 18, 2017