Posterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction with Peroneus Longus Tendon Graft: 2-Years Follow-Up
Publication date: Available online 31 May 2019Source: Annals of Medicine and SurgeryAuthor(s): Riky Setyawan, Noha Roshadiansyah Soekarno, Asa Ibrahim Zainal Asikin, Sholahuddin RhatomyAbstractBackgroundSeveral study that evaluate the usage of peroneus longus tendon (PLT) autograft in Anterior Cruciate Ligament reconstruction shows good result. Regardless the potential, there was no study about the use of PLT autograft in Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) reconstruction. The purpose of this study is to evaluate the functional outcome and donor site morbidity after single bundle PCL reconstruction using PLT autograft.MethodsPatient who met inclusion criteria, enrolled to this study and underwent single bundle PCL reconstruction using PL tendon autograft. Clinical outcomes were assessed with International Knee Documentation Committee (IKDC), Modified Cincinnati scoring systems, Lysholm score, and Serial hop test (single hop test and triple hop test) 2-year after surgery. Donor site morbidity was assessed with Foot and Ankle Disability Index (FADI) and American Orthopedic Foot and Ankle (AOFAS) scoring system.ResultsFifteen patients fulfilled the inclusion criteria (11 males and 4 females). PLT graft diameters were 7.5-10 mm (mean: 8.30±0.65 mm). Significant increase of functional score (p
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Conclusions. Because GAP score correlated with Oswestry Disability Index and increased proximal junctional angle 2 years after surgery, GAP score might define targets for sagittal spinopelvic alignment for favorable outcomes of corrective spinal surgery. A large preoperative global tilt is a potential predictor of poor postoperative GAP score. Level of Evidence: 3
The objective of the present study was to compare the long-term incidence of reoperation for lumbar herniated intervertebral disc disease (HIVD) after major surgical techniques (open discectomy, OD; laminectomy; percutaneous endoscopic lumbar discectomy, PELD; fusion). Summary of Background Data. HIVD is a major spinal affliction; if the disease is intractable, surgery is recommended. Considering both the aging of patients and the chronicity of lumbar degenerative disease, the effect of surgical treatment for the lumbar spine should be durable for as long as possible. Methods. The National Health Insurance Service-Na...
Conclusion. This review provides evidence that while NDI scores improved across all devices, there was no significant difference in NDI improvement or C2–7 Cobb angle change between single level traditional ACDF, stand-alone ACDF, or TDR. Although TDR has not been considered a lordosis producing operation, our investigation shows it does not differ significantly in sagittal profile from other cervical fusion techniques. Moreover, we show that the NDI score improved, regardless of device implanted. Level of Evidence: 1