ACL Surgical Technique – Single and Double Bundle Reconstructions Similar Results
Single bundle and Double bundle ACL reconstruction did not differ in terms of clinical outcomes
“Single Bundle” Hamstring ACL reconstruction
(knee stability exam, functional activity, retear rates) at 3 years according to a Japanese study published in April, 2016 American Journal of Sports Medicine.
A Swedish study published in the same journal in May, 2016 found similar outcomes of the two surgical procedures at 5 year followup.
A well placed single bundle ACL reconstruction using hamstring autograft or patellar tendon autograft will provide satisfactory outcomes. Choose a skillful surgeon and you can expect a good outcome for your knee.