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Table 1 Complications of anterior cruciate ligament-deficient knees

From: Injury to infrapatellar branch of saphenous nerve in anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction using vertical skin incision for hamstring harvesting: risk factors and the influence of treatment outcome

  Meniscus tear
no. of cases (%)
[treatment: no. of cases]
Cartilage injurya
no. of cases (%)
[site of injury with grade: no. of cases]
  Medial Lateral Bilateral
Sensory disturbance group
(n = 26)
4 cases (15.3%)
[PE: 2, R: 2]
8 cases (30.8%)
[PE: 6, R: 2]
5 cases (19.2%)
medial meniscus
[PE: 4, R: 1]
lateral meniscus
[PE: 3, R: 2]
6 cases (23.1%)
medial femoral condyle
grade 3: 2, grade 4: 1
lateral femoral condyle
grade 3: 0, grade 4: 1
medial femoral and tibial condyles
grade 3: 1, grade 4: 1
Non-sensory disturbance group
(n = 94)
18 cases (18.1%)
[PE: 11, R: 7]
32 cases (34.0%)
[PE: 18, R: 7]
15 cases (16.0%)
medial meniscus
[PE: 11, R: 4]
lateral meniscus
[PE: 8, R: 7]
18 cases (19.1%)
medial femoral condyle
grade 3: 7, grade 4: 2
lateral femoral condyle
grade 3: 3, grade 4: 0
both femoral condyles
grade 3: 3, grade 4: 0
medial femoral and tibial condyles
grade 3: 1, grade 4: 2
  1. PE partial excision, R repair
  2. aGrade 3 or above in the ICRS classification