Short to mid-term outcomes of single-stage reconstruction of multiligament knee injury

 
Authors
Abolfazl Bagherifard, Mahmoud Jabalameli, Salman Ghaffari, Jafar Rezazadeh, Majid Abedi, Masoud Mirkazemi, Javad Aghamohamadi, Afshin Hesabi, Mehdi Mohammadpour
Publication date
2019/7
Journal
Archives of Bone and Joint Surgery
Volume
7
Issue
4
Pages
346
Publisher
Mashhad University of Medical Sciences
Description
Background:
Multiligament knee injury (MLKI) is a complex orthopedic injury leading to the tear of at least two of the major knee ligaments. However, there is no consensus on the optimal management of this debilitating condition. Regarding this, the present study was performed to evaluate the outcomes of single-stage multiligament reconstruction surgery in patients with MLKI.
Methods:
This retrospective study was conducted on 41 consecutive MLKI patients who underwent surgical reconstruction. Objective evaluation of the outcome included active extension and flexion. Furthermore, the subjective evaluation of the outcome was accomplished using the Lysholm scoring scale and International Knee Documentation Committee (IKDC) form in Persian. Postoperative complications were also recorded for all patients.
Results:
The mean age of the participants was 31.95±7.82 years. In addition, the mean follow-up period …
 
 

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