Assessment of Cases of Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction Surgery- A Clinical Study

Anterior Cruciate Ligament

  • Shakti Condil Sharma Assistant Professor, Department of Orthopaedics, SIMS Medical College, Pilakhua, Hapur
Keywords: Anterior cruciate ligament, Infection, Smoking

Abstract

Background: The ACL is the primary restrain to anterior translation of the tibia on the femur. The present study was conducted to assess cases of anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction surgery in adult patients.Subjects and Methods:The present study was conducted on 72 patients who underwent anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction surgery. Risk factors were recorded. Results:Out of 72 patients, males were 48 and females were 24.  Out of 72 patients, infection was present in 10 males and 4 females. Risk factors for ACL surgery was BPTB graft in 3, STG graft in 5 cases. Obesity was seen in 11, smoking in 6, and diabetes mellitus in 4. The difference was significant (P< 0.05).Conclusion: ACL injury is common among sports person.  Risk factors reported were diabetes mellitus, smoking and obesity.

Published
2019-10-13
How to Cite
Shakti Condil Sharma. (2019). Assessment of Cases of Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction Surgery- A Clinical Study. Asian Journal of Medical Research, 8(3), OR06-OR08. Retrieved from http://aijournals.com/index.php/ajmr/article/view/1024
Section
Orthopaedics