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Table 2 Preoperative clinical assessment

From: A prospective randomized study of arthroscopic ACL reconstruction with adjustable- versus fixed-loop device for femoral side fixation

  Group I Group II p-Value
Lachman test    
 Grade 0 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0.9a
 Grade 1 1 (4.3%) 1 (5%)  
 Grade 2 6 (26%) 5 (25%)  
 Grade 3 16 (69.7%) 14 (70%)  
Pivot shift test    
 Grade 0 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0.9a
 Grade 1 2 (8.7%) 2 (10%)  
 Grade 2 13 (56.5%) 11 (55%)  
 Grade 3 8 (34.8) 7 (35%)  
IKDC score 56.3 ± 8.1 (40.2–66.7) 52.6 ± 8.7 (40.2–66.7) 0.2b
Lysholm score 54.6 ± 4.8 (44–67) 56.1 ± 3.9 (48–62) 0.3b
Index thigh atrophy (cm) 1.7 ± 0.9 (01–04) 1.8 ± 0.9 (01–04) 1.0b
  1. Group I = adjustable-loop device, Group II = fixed-loop device, IKDC = International Knee Documentation Committee, values are expressed as mean with standard deviation in parenthesis, range, and percentages in brackets