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Table 1 Demographic parameters and activity levels of all patients (n = 27)

From: Outcomes of one-stage reconstruction for chronic multiligament injuries of knee

Variable Results
Age in years (mean ± SD) 33.48 ± 9.9 (range 18–51)
Male, female 24, 3
Side 18 right, 9 left
BMI (mean ± SD) 26.7 ± 6.5 (range 20.8–32.5)
Mechanism of injury 22 road traffic accidents, 5 fall from height
Diagnosis 8 patients with ACL and PCL injury (KD II)
11 patients with ACL, PCL, and MCL injury (KD III M)
6 patients with ACL, PCL, PLC, and LCL injury (KD III L)
2 patients with ACL, PCL, MCL, and LCL injury (KD IV)
Duration since injury (mean ± SD) 14.6 ± 5.9 weeks (range 7–22 weeks)
Associated injuries 16 patients with meniscal injury (11 MM, 2 LM, 3 both menisci)
11 patients chondral damage (5 patients with OB grade I in femoral condyles, 3 patients OB grade I in tibial condyles, 3 patients with combined type I lesion in both condyles, 6 patients with OB grade II in femoral/tibial condyles, 3 patients with OB grade III changes in femoral condyle)
1 patient with popliteal artery injury
Preinjury activity level 3 patients Level 2
11 patients Level 3
7 patients Level 4
6 patients Level 5
Postinjury activity level 3 patients Level 2
11 patients Level 3
6 patients Level 4
5 patients Level 5
  1. BMI body mass index, ACL anterior cruciate ligament, PCL posterior cruciate ligament, KD Schenck knee dislocation classification, MCL medial collateral ligament, LCL lateral collateral ligament, PLC posterolateral corner, MM medial meniscus, LM lateral meniscus, OB Outerbridge, SD standard deviation