Source: Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery 2014, 96(15), 1233-41
Date of publication: August 2014
Publication type: Journal article
In a nutshell: This prospective cohort study suggests that there are minimal differences in outcomes and re-injury between patients with ACL ruptures treated with or without surgery after adjustment for difference in the patient cohorts. However, a considerable number of patients did not fully recover following the ACL injury, and future work should focus on improving the outcomes for these patients.
Length of publication: 12 pages
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