Table 6

Graft type in patients with generalised joint hypermobility

AuthorsTestFollow-up time, mean years (minimum)Result sorted by graft typeP value
Double-bundle QTPT autograftHT autograft
Knee laxity testsKim et al43Lachman test
(% with 0, 1, 2, 3)
2*69, 31, 0, 038, 56, 6, 00.032
Kim et al442 (2)*40, 50, 10, 027, 46, 27, 00.024
Kim et al412 (2)*66, 27, 7, 052, 33, 14, 0NS
5*55, 33, 9, 335, 47, 18, 0NS
Kim et al43Pivot shift test
(% with 0, 1, 2, 3)
2*100, 0, 0, 091, 9, 0, 0NS
Kim et al442 (2)*95, 5, 0, 082, 9, 9, 00.013
Kim et al412 (2)*73, 20, 7, 062, 29, 10, 0NS
5*58, 30, 12, 050, 39, 11, 0NS
Kim et al43KT-2000
mean SSD±SD
2*2.03±1.113.37±1.80.02
Kim et al442 (2)*3.4±1.54.5±2.00.036
Kim et al412 (2)*2.7±1.43.5±1.40.043
5*3.2±1.84.4±1.80.034
Kim et al302 (2)*3.44±1.24.64±1.3
Patient-reported outcomeKim et al43Lysholm score mean±SD2*91.1±6.889.4±7.3NS
Kim et al442 (2)*89±779±120.015
Kim et al412 (2)*88.8±4.984.1±3.60.004
5*86.6±6.181.2±4.20.005
Kim et al43HSS mean±SD2*92.1±6.190.8±6.7NS
Kim et al44IKDC
(% with A, B, C, D)
2 (2)*15, 65, 10, 1018, 46, 9, 27
Kim et al41IKDC subjective score2 (2)*86.3±8.881.1±3.50.013
5*82.4±10.379.2±4.70.005
RadiographyIKDC radiographic grade
(% with A, B, C, D)
2 (2)*93, 7, 0, 095, 5, 0, 0NS
5*73, 24, 3, 067, 28, 6, 0NS
  • All patients in the diagram have been determined as hypermobile by the corresponding authors.

  • *The exact follow-up time was not disclosed.

  • †No statistical analysis performed.

  • HSS, Hospital for Special Surgery Score; HT, hamstring tendon; IKDC, International Knee Documentation Committee; NS, not significant; PT, patellar tendon; QT, quadriceps tendon; SSD, side-to-side difference.