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Similar risk of ACL graft revision for alpine skiers, football and handball players: the graft revision rate is influenced by age and graft choice
  1. Arne Ekeland1,
  2. Lars Engebretsen2,
  3. Anne Marie Fenstad3,
  4. Stig Heir4
  1. 1Orthopaedic Surgery, Martina Hansens Hospital, Sandvika, Norway
  2. 2Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Oslo University Hospital, Oslo, Norway
  3. 3Orthopaedic Surgery, Haukeland University Hospital, Norwegian Cruciate Ligament Registry, Bergen, Norway
  4. 4Orthopaedic Surgery, Martina Hansens Hospital, Baerum, Norway
  1. Correspondence to Professor Arne Ekeland, Orthopaedic Surgery, Martina Hansens Hospital, Sandvika 1346, Norway; arekelan{at}online.no

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  • Contributors AE and SH planned the study in agreement with LE. AE and SH made the initial analyses of the data. AMF extended the data collection, did the statistical analyses and made the figures. AE wrote the first draft of the paper, and all authors contributed to the final manuscript.

  • Funding Martina Hansens Hospital is thanked for paying for coloured figures in the article.

  • Competing interests None declared.

  • Patient consent for publication Not required.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; externally peer reviewed.

  • Data availability statement No data are available. All data relevant to the study are included in the article or uploaded as supplementary information.

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Footnotes

  • Contributors AE and SH planned the study in agreement with LE. AE and SH made the initial analyses of the data. AMF extended the data collection, did the statistical analyses and made the figures. AE wrote the first draft of the paper, and all authors contributed to the final manuscript.

  • Funding Martina Hansens Hospital is thanked for paying for coloured figures in the article.

  • Competing interests None declared.

  • Patient consent for publication Not required.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; externally peer reviewed.

  • Data availability statement No data are available. All data relevant to the study are included in the article or uploaded as supplementary information.

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