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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Rose, T; Engel, T; Bernhard, J; Hepp, P; Josten, C; Lill, H 
Title:
Differences in the rehabilitation period following two methods of anterior cruciate ligament replacement: semitendinosus/gracilis tendon vs. ligamentum patellae. 
Abstract:
This study compared patient outcome during the early rehabilitation phase following two different methods of anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction: ligamentum patellae (LP) and semitendinosus/gracilis tendon (SG) based reconstruction. The study included 50 consecutive patients treated by each method, examined 6 weeks and 3, 6 and 12 months after surgery. Patients in the SG group showed significantly better Lysholm scores at 6 and 12 months, Tegner Activity Scale scores at 3 months, and...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc 
Year:
2004 
Journal volume:
12 
Journal issue:
Pages contribution:
189-97 
Language:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
0942-2056 
TUM Institution:
die