Bone-patellar tendon-bone autografts versus hamstring autografts for reconstruction of anterior cruciate ligament: meta-analysis

Bone-patellar tendon-bone autografts versus hamstring autografts for reconstruction of anterior cruciate ligament: meta-analysis

The incidence of anterior cruciate ligament tears in the United States is 0.38 per 1000 each year. In the US in 1996, doctors repaired this ligament in more than 100 000 patients (72 000 outpatients and 35 300 inpatients).