Profile of bilateral anterior cruciate ligament injuries: a retrospective follow-up study.

@article{Motohashi2004ProfileOB,
  title={Profile of bilateral anterior cruciate ligament injuries: a retrospective follow-up study.},
  author={Masatoshi Motohashi},
  journal={Journal of orthopaedic surgery},
  year={2004},
  volume={12 2},
  pages={210-5}
}
PURPOSE To assess the mechanism of injury of anterior cruciate ligaments, surgical results, and radiographic findings among patients with bilateral knee injuries, and to compare these features with those of patients sustaining unilateral injuries. METHODS From 1977 to 1988, among 458 patients with injury of anterior cruciate ligament operated in our hospital, 11 were of bilateral injury, in whom 10 could be followed up. A laxity score was calculated to evaluate laxity of 7 joints. A notch… CONTINUE READING