To Study the Functional Outcome of Arthroscopic ACL Reconstruction Using Hamstring Graft Fixed with Endobutton for Femur and Interference Screw and Suture Post for Tibial Fixation
Objective: The study was done to evaluate the functional outcome of arthroscopic ACL reconstruction using hamstring graft fixed with endobutton for femur and interference screw and suture post for tibial fixation.
Material and Methods: From 2009 to 2013, 30 patients underwent ACL reconstruction using hamstring graft fixed with endobutton for femur and interference screw with additional suture post for tibial fixation and the outcome was observed using IKDC knee score 2000.
Results: The mean IKDC knee score at the follow up, 24 patients out of 30 patients had normal, 5 had nearly normal and 1 had abnormal outcome. The majority of patients had improved outcome by two grades.
Conclusion: In our study, endobutton for femoral tunnel and hybrid fixation combination of suture post with interference screw provides secure fixation for ACL reconstruction with hamstring graft.
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