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Table 3 Summary of postoperative data of each three group

From: Effects of different initial bundle tensioning strategies on the outcome of double-bundle ACL reconstruction: a cohort study

Group I II III
Number of patient 59 53 39
Knee extension deficit (degrees) ** 1.7 +/- 1.5 1.1 +/- 1.3 1.2 +/- 1.3
Knee flexion deficit (degrees) 1.4 +/- 2.8 1.1 +/- 2.5 0.9 +/- 1.8
Lachman test a)    
   Negative 51 48 38
   1+ 6 5 1
   2+ 2 0 0
   3+ 0 0 0
Anterior drawer test    
   Negative 55 50 36
   1+ 4 3 3
   2+ 0 0 0
   3+ 0 0 0
Pivot-shift test a)    
   Negative 48 44 37
   1+ 10 8 2
   2+ 1 1 0
   3+ 0 0 0
KT measurements (mm) ** 2.1 +/- 1.8 2.1 +/- 1.4 1.2 +/- 1.4
Knee extension strength (%) 92.3 +/- 19.5 90.5 +/- 15.6 94.7 +/- 10.2
Knee flexion strength (%) 91.3 +/- 18.9 94.2 +/- 12.5 94.8 +/- 11.5
Total score of Lysholm knee scale 92.1 +/- 7.1 94.0 +/- 9.1 94.8 +/- 4.9
Subjective recovery score b) 83.3 +/- 12.3 89.7 +/- 8.6 88.2+/- 10.4
Postoperative Tegner score 6.4 +/- 1.3 6.7 +/- 1.5 7.0 +/- 1.4
Sports performance recovery score b) 83.8 +/- 11.7 91.3 +/- 9.1 87.5 +/- 12.0
  1. **: ANOVA indicated a statistically significant difference among the three groups.
  2. a): Kruskal-Wallis test indicated a trend being statistically significantly different among the three groups.
  3. b): Kruskal-Wallis indicated a statistically significant difference among the three groups.