Retrospective Study
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World J Orthop. Jul 18, 2014; 5(3): 373-378
Published online Jul 18, 2014. doi: 10.5312/wjo.v5.i3.373
Table 1 Inclusion and exclusion criteria for the review
Inclusion criteriaExclusion criteria
Acute ruptures of the anterior cruciate ligamentPatients who were not active before the ACL injury
Active players competing in national and international teams (Tegner 9-10)Patients with Tegner < 9
Clinic knee instabilityPatients without evidence of instability (pivot shift more than 5 mm difference)
Magnetic resonance imaging of anterior cruciate ligament ruptureLigaments with both bundles intact
Positive drawerLigaments with injury to both bundles or where the remaining bundle was clearly insufficient
One of the bundles intactInfectious diseases, tumors, collagen, soft tissue or blood
First surgical procedure on evaluated knee
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