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Table 1 Pre-, intra- and post-operative clinical and radiological evaluations

From: Study protocol: a single-blind, multi-center, randomized controlled trial comparing dynamic intraligamentary stabilization, internal brace ligament augmentation and reconstruction in individuals with an acute anterior cruciate ligament rupture: LIBRƎ study

TimepointClinical and radiological evaluations
Pre-operativePre-rupture: Tegner score, Lysholm score and IKDC score
Post-rupture: VAS pain, knee function, Lachman test, EQ-5D-5 L, isokinetic and proprioceptive measurement, and MRI
Intra-operativeKnee function, pivot shift test, surgery time and complications
Post-Operative
 Day 1VAS pain, return to work rupture-surgery interval, EQ-5D-5 L and complications
 Week 2VAS pain, return to work, knee function, EQ-5D-5 L and complications
 Week 6VAS pain and satisfaction, mobilization with crutches, return to work, return to sports, knee function, Lachman test, EQ-5D-5 L, complications and X-ray knee
 Week 13 (3 months)VAS pain and satisfaction, mobilization with crutches, return to work, return to sports, knee function, Lachman test, EQ-5D-5 L, Tegner score, Lysholm score, IKDC score, complications, and isokinetic and proprioceptive measurement
 Week 26 (6 months)VAS pain and satisfaction, return to work, return to sports, knee function, Lachman test, EQ-5D-5 L, Tegner score, Lysholm score, IKDC score, complications, number of physiotherapy and orthopaedic surgeon consults, single leg and triple leg hop test, isokinetic and proprioceptive measurement, and MRI
 Week 52 (1 year)VAS pain and satisfaction, return to work, return to sports, knee function, Lachman test, EQ-5D-5 L, Tegner score, Lysholm score, IKDC score, complications, number of physiotherapy and orthopaedic surgeon consults, single leg and triple leg hop test, triple crossover hop and drop jump test, isokinetic and proprioceptive measurement, and MRI
 Week 104 (2 years)VAS pain and satisfaction, return to work, return to sports, knee function, Lachman test, EQ-5D-5 L, Tegner score, Lysholm score, IKDC score, complications, number of physiotherapy and orthopaedic surgeon consults, and MRI
  1. IKDC International Knee Documentation Committee, MRI magnetic resonance imaging, VAS visual analogue scale