Anterior Cruciate Ligament Repair Revisited. Preliminary Results of Primary Repair with Internal Brace Ligament Augmentation: A Case Series (2015)
Abstract: Background: There is renewed interest in ACL repair following rupture with the development of new repair
techniques. The aim of the audit was to assess outcomes and complications of ACL repair with Internal Brace
Ligament Augmentation (IBLA) at minimum one year follow-up.
Materials and methods: 68 consecutive patients who underwent Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) repair
with IBLA were followed for a minimum of one year following surgery. Knee Injury and Osteoarthritis Outcome
Score (KOOS) and Western Ontario and McMaster osteoarthritis index (WOMAC) scores were collected at set
time points via an online outcomes system…….