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Table 3 Postoperative clinical assessment at 2 year

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 20 (87%) 17 (85%) 0.8a
 Grade 1 3 (13%) 3 (15%)  
 Grade 2 0 (0%) 0 (0%)  
 Grade 3 0 (0%) 0 (0%)  
Pivot shift test    
 Grade 0 22 (95.7%) 19 (95%) 0.9a
 Grade 1 1 (4.7%) 1 (5%)  
 Grade 2 0 (0%) 0 (0%)  
 Grade 3 0 (0%) 0 (0%)  
Change in IKDC score 35.7 ± 9.0 38.9 ± 8.8 0.3b
Change in Lysholm score 36.4 ± 5.5 35.3 ± 5.2 0.5b
Change in thigh circumference wasting (cm) 0.7 ± 0.8 0.7 ± 0.8 0.9b
  1. Group I = adjustable-loop device, Group II = fixed-loop device, IKDC = International Knee Documentation Committee, values expressed as mean with standard deviation in parentheses, range, and percentages in bracket