Functional recovery after anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction, a study of health-related quality of life based on the Swedish National Knee Ligament Register

@article{Barenius2012FunctionalRA,
  title={Functional recovery after anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction, a study of health-related quality of life based on the Swedish National Knee Ligament Register},
  author={Bj{\"o}rn Barenius and Magnus L. Forssblad and Bj{\"o}rn Engstr{\"o}m and Karl Eriksson},
  journal={Knee Surgery, Sports Traumatology, Arthroscopy},
  year={2012},
  volume={21},
  pages={914-927}
}
To restore functional stability of the knee joint and to prevent secondary injuries to the cartilage and menisci are the main goals of an anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction. Functional stability can be assessed by health-related quality of life questionnaires, but characterising differences between a satisfactory and non-satisfactory result can be challenging. The aim of this study based on the Swedish National Knee Ligament Register was to find predictors for a satisfactory result… CONTINUE READING