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Trousdale v. MacDonald: The Cemented All Poly Tibia in the Active <60 Patient

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Would you use an all poly tibia in the active patient under 60 years old? Of course you should, says Robert Trousdale from the Mayo Clinic. No way! Says Steven MacDonald from the University of Western Ontario. Younger patients have higher revision rates with an all poly tibia. Who wins this great debate? You be the judge.

ACL Reconstruction: More About Skill Than Technique

Asheesh Bedi, M.D., Bernard Bach, M.D., Nikhil Verma, M.D., and Alexander Weber, M.D. at the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons annual meeting. / Courtesy of Alex Weber, M.D.

As one of the most common orthopedic surgeries today, anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction gets a lot of attention in the orthopedic and sports medicine world. Each physician has his or her preferred technique begging the question: Is there a gold standard approach to anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction?