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Table 4 Distribution of patients with both Lachman and pivot-shift test ≤ grade 1 according to the time of initiating the non-operative treatment

From: Is it worth to perform initial non-operative treatment for patients with acute ACL injury?: a prospective cohort prognostic study

Initial
Lachman test and pivot-shift test
Lachman and pivot-shift ≤ G1(at 1-year follow-up) according to the time of initiating the treatment
<  1 week 1 ~ <  2 weeks 2 ~ <  3 weeks 3 ~ <  4 weeks  
L0P0 (n = 34) 11/11 (100%) 10/10 (100%) 4/4 (100%) 9/9 (100%)  
L0P1 (n = 12) 2/2 (100%) 0/0 3/3 (100%) 6/7 (85%)  
L1P0 (n = 12) 4/4 (100%) 5/5 (100%) 1/1 (100%) 2/2 (100%)  
L1P1 (n = 13) 3/4 (75%) 3/3 (100%) 1/2 (50%) 2/4 (50%)  
L0P2 (n = 0) 0/0 0/0 0/0 0/0  
L2P0 (n = 5) 4/4 (100%) 0/0 0/0 0/1 (0%)  
L1P2 (n = 1) 1/1 (100%) 0/0 0/0 0/0  
L2P1 (n = 6) 4/4 (100%) 0/0 0/0 1/2 (50%)  
L2P2 (n = 2) 1/1 (100%) 0/0 0/1 (0%) 0/0  
Total (n = 85) 30/31 (96.8%) 18/18 (100%) 9/11 (81.8%) 20/25 (80.0%) P = 0.043
  1. L* Lachman test grade*, P* pivot-shift test grade* (i.e., P0L0 = pivot-shift test grade 0 and Lachman test grade 0)