Ahmet Serhat Genc, Serkan Surucu


The goal of this study was to assess the influence of midterm clinical and functional results following ACL restoration using an autogenous hamstring tendon graft using an anteromedial portal technique. Between 2014 and 2018, 177 patients underwent arthroscopic ACL reconstruction in this clinic, with a mean follow-up of 42,63 months. The mean age was 31.1±7,86 (16–54), and the mean time between rupture and surgery was 20.7±41,1 (1–288). The mean BMI was 28.9±2.8 kg/m2 (19-43 kg/m2). Activities of the patients were evaluated with Tegner Activity Scale and IKDC (International Knee Documentation Committee) for pre-injury, pre-surgery, and post-surgery last follow-up. The IKDC score of the patients, which was 55.35 (35-88) for pre-surgery, was found as 85.05 (range 58–100) in the last follow-up. Tegner activity score of the patients, which was 3.49 (1-8) for pre-surgery, was found as 5.46 (range 3–8) in the last follow-up. Arthroscopic ACL reconstruction using autogenous hamstring tendon graft has a low complication rate and can be preferred in terms of the functional outcomes.

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