A COMPARATIVE STUDY OF FUNCTIONAL OUTCOME BETWEEN BIOABSORBABLE INTERFERENCE SCREW AND ENDOBUTTON FIXATION ON FEMUR IN ARTHROSCOPIC ANTERIOR CRUCIATE LIGAMENT RECONSTRUCTION
International Journal of Medical and Biomedical Studies
This prospective clinical study was performed to compare the Functional outcomes between Bioabsorbable Interference Screw And Endobutton Fixation On Femur In Arthroscopic Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction .Methods: from April 2018 to June 2019, 126 patients (16 females and 110 males) aged 18 to 50 years were enrolled in this study. Patients were randomly divided into two groups including Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) reconstruction with Bioabsorbable interference screw fixation
... group A (N=63) and other group B that underwent ACL reconstruction with Endobutton fixation (N=63). Functional outcomes were compared for TL (Tegner Lysholm) Score preoperatively, at 3 months and 6 months. All data were collected and analyzed with the help of suitable statistical parameters.Results: The endobutton fixation yielded better outcome in terms of instant stability of the graft and functional outcome at the end of 6 month. We are currently awaiting long term results to verify whether or not these early results persist. Key words: Bioabsorbable Interference Screw, Endobutton Fixation, Anterior Cruciate Ligament, TL Score.