Zhongguo Xiu Fu Chong Jian Wai Ke Za Zhi 2021 Jul;35(7):829-835
Department of Orthopedics, Zhangzhou Affiliated Hospital of Fujian Medical University, Zhangzhou Fujian, 363000, P.R.China.
Objective: To compare the early effectiveness of arthroscopic suture bridge technique and conventional double tunnel suture technique in the treatment of avulsion fracture of posterior cruciate ligament (PCL) insertion.
Methods: Between June 2013 and December 2018, 62 patients with tibial avulsion fracture of PCL insertion that met the criteria were selected and randomly divided into trial group (using arthroscopic suture bridge technique) and control group (using conventional double tunnel suture technique), 31 cases in each group. There was no significant difference in gender, age, injured side, cause of injury, time from injury to operation, Meyers & McKeever classification, Kellgren-Lawrence classification, and preoperative knee range of motion, difference of posterior relaxation of bilateral knee joints, International Knee Documentation Committee (IKDC) score, and Lysholm score between the two groups ( >0. Read More