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Table 1 Patient characteristics comparing the single bundle reconstruction and double bundle reconstruction groups

From: Comparing post-operative pain between single bundle and double bundle anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction: a retrospective study

Characteristic Single bundle (102) Double bundle (107) p-value
Age (SD) 33.0 (10.5) 29.8 (8.3) 0.015
Body mass index (SD) 24.2 (3.5) 24.6 (4.5) 0.381
Side    0.113
 • Right 46 (45.1) 61 (57.0)  
 • Left 56 (54.9) 46 (43.0)  
Level of spinal block    0.841
 • T10–12 64 (64.0) 66 (61.7)  
 • L1-L2 36 (36.0) 41 (38.3)  
Tourniquet time (minutes) 85.0 (39.5) 100.0 (27.0) < 0.001
Concomitant intraarticular injuries    > 0.05
 • Medial meniscal injury 58 (56.9) 65 (60.7)  
 • Lateral meniscal injury 47 (46.1) 46 (43.0)  
 • Cartilage injury 12 (11.8) 11 (10.3)  
Concomitant surgery    > 0.05
 • Medial meniscal repair 31 (30.4) 42 (39.2)  
   1 suture 10 (9.8) 12 (11.2)  
   2 sutures 15 (14.7) 18 (16.8)  
   3 sutures 5 (4.9) 8 (7.5)  
   4 sutures 1 (1.0) 4 (3.7)  
 • Lateral meniscal repair 17 (16.7) 22 (20.6)  
   1 suture 5 (4.9) 7 (6.5)  
   2 sutures 9 (8.8) 12 (11.2)  
   3 sutures 2 (2.0) 2 (1.9)  
   4 sutures 1 (1.0) 1 (1.0)  
  1. Single bundle reconstruction versus Double bundle reconstruction: PNRS.