Ricostruzione LCA a doppio fascio nello sportivo: Risultati preliminari a due anni

Translated title of the contribution: Double-bundle anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction in recreational sportsmen: Preliminary results at two years follow-up

A. Quaglia, L. De Girolamo, M. Cervellin, M. Denti, P. Volpi

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Aim. With this study we conducted a preliminary evaluation at two years postoperative of physically active patients who had undergone double-bundle anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction with the transtibial technique for ACL tears. Methods. The study sample was 17 patients (12 men and 5 women; mean age, 35.4; range, 20-49), 16 of which regularly practiced sports. All had undergone ACL reconstruction surgery performed by the same surgeon and followed the same postoperative physiotherapy regimen. Outcome at a minimum follow-up of 2 years was assessed by means of the Lysholm and Tegner knee rating systems, the International Knee Documentation Committee (IKDC) form and KT1000 arthrometry. Results. There was a significant improvement in mean postoperative Lysholm Knee Scoring Scale (LKSS) scores compared with preoperative values (94.1 ±9.8 versus 66.7±12.7, respectively; P

Original languageItalian
Pages (from-to)193-200
Number of pages8
JournalMedicina dello Sport
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - Jun 2009


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Orthopedics and Sports Medicine
  • Physical Therapy, Sports Therapy and Rehabilitation

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