Funding for this research was provided by:
International Society of Arthroscopy, Knee Surgery, and Orthopaedic Sports Medicine
Received: 24 January 2019
Accepted: 25 April 2019
First Online: 15 May 2019
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: The Stability study, <i>A Multicenter Randomized Clinical Trial comparing Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction With and Without Lateral Extra-articular Tenodesis in Individuals Who Are At High Risk of Graft Failure</i> (REF #: 104524)<i>,</i> was approved by the University of Western Ontario Health Science Research Ethics Board (HSREB) on February 7, 2014 after undergoing full board review. Ethics approval was obtained by the following ethics boards at each participating site in Canada, the United Kingdom and Belgium:University of Calgary Conjoint Health Research Ethics Board (REB14–0067), Fraser Health Research Ethics Board (FHREB2014–010), Hamilton Integrated Research Ethics Board (14–446), University of Manitoba Biomedical Research Ethics Board (HS18187 (B2014:016)), Queen’s University Health Sciences & Affiliated Teaching Hospitals Research Ethics Board (#6012928), University of Calgary Conjoint Health Research Ethics (REB15–1706), West-Midlands: Coventry & Warwickshire Research Ethics Committee (15/WM/0398), Ethisch Comité UZ Antwerpen (14/18/210, Belgian registration number: b300201421344).Written informed consent will be obtained from each participant before enrolling them in the study. Patients under the age of 18 years will be provided with information about the study and will be asked to provide their written consent along with legal guardian written consent. Participation is voluntary and patients are free to refuse participation or withdraw from the study at any time with no effect on their future care. Patients do not waive any legal right by signing the consent form.
: Not applicable.
: The authors declare that they have no competing interests.
: Springer Nature remains neutral with regard to jurisdictional claims in published maps and institutional affiliations.