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The rate of unplanned readmission within 30 days of shoulder and knee arthroscopic procedures is low, at 0.92%, with wound-related complications being the most common cause.
The overall rate of return to play among MLB position players after ACLR was 88%, although there was a 21.2% decline in the number of games played postoperatively.
These results demonstrated that MACI provides improved clinical and radiological outcomes after 24 months in patients undergoing treatment specifically for cartilage defects on the patella or trochlea, with and without concurrent realignment of the extensor mechanism if required.
Pediatric and adolescent patients treated with FNB for postoperative analgesia after ACL reconstruction had significant isokinetic deficits in knee extension and flexion strength at 6 months when compared with patients who did not receive a nerve block.
Most athletes who were not playing sport at 1 year had returned to some form of sport within 2 years after ACL reconstruction, which may suggest that athlete can take longer than the clinically accepted time of 1 year to return to sport.