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Table 2 Results of the clinical, instrumental and radiological investigations based on the IKDC 2000 Form for knee evaluation

From: Long-term follow-up after anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction using a press-fit quadriceps tendon-patellar bone autograft

N = 57 Number of patients (percent of patients)
Investigation Normal Almost Normal Abnormal Significantly abnormal
1. Effusion 56 (98%) 1 (2%)
2. Movement deficit
 Extension deficit 57 (100%)
 Flexion deficit 55 (96%) 2 (4%)
3. Ligament examination
 KT 1000 Arthrometer 51 (89%) 6 (11%)
 Lachmann Test (manual) 50 (88%) 7 (12%)
 Posterior Drawer Test 57 (100%)
 Valgus stress 57 (100%)
 Varus stress 57 (100%)
 Pivot-shift Test 45 (79%) 12 (21%)
4. Crepitation 44 (77%) 8 (14%) 5 (9%)
5. Donor site morbidity 56 (98%) 1 (2%)
6. Joint space narrowing on X-ray
 Directly postoperative (n = 54) 54 (100%)
 On follow-up (n = 54) 52 (96%) 2 (4%)
7. Single-leg Triple-Hop Test (n = 55) 49 (89%) 6 (11%)
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