FUNCTIONAL OUTCOME OF ARTHROSCOPIC RECONSTRUCTION OF ANTERIOR CRUCIATE LIGAMENT USING QUADRUPLED SEMITENDINOSUS AUTO GRAFT
Objective: To determine the functional and clinical results of Arthroscopic reconstruction of the anterior cruciate
ligament by utilizing quadrupled semitendinosus autograft.
Methodology: This Descriptive Prospective study was carried out In Orthopedic Division of Abaseen Medical Centre,
Peshawar, and KPK Pakistan from December 2017 to December 2018. After taking permission from Hospital
ethical committee and taking an informed consent, a total of fourty two Patients included in the study. A
comprehensive history regarding the symptoms of injury, its duration, pathogenesis and nature of trauma was
properly taken. Any medical comorbidity, details of the primary treatment were also noted. Physical examination was
done followed by radiograph-ic investigation. All the patients then underwent surgical treatment of anterior cruciate
ligament (ACL) reconstruction and then post operative clinical and functional outcome was obtained using functional
knee score. Data was analyzed using SPSS version 21.
Results: Of the total 42 Patients included in the project,