Quality of the life of people with a bilateral tear of the anterior cruciate ligament of the knee

  • Dijana Avdic
  • Amila Jaganjac Faculty of Health Studies, University of Sarajevo, Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • Amila Kapetanovic Faculty of Health Studies, University of Sarajevo, Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • Amra Mačak Hadžiomerović Faculty of Health Studies, University of Sarajevo, Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • Aida Pilav Clinical Center of the University of Sarajevo, Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina,
  • Bakir Katana Faculty of Health Studies, University of Sarajevo, Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • Bojan Pavlović Faculty of Health Studies, University of Sarajevo, Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
Keywords: anterior cruciate ligament, quality of life

Abstract

Introduction: A number of people with facial injuries after surgical treatment one knee time comes and a violation of the opposite knee. These injuries have a major impact on quality of life if they are not treated properly, but also have consequences and after surgery. The aim of this paper is to analyze the questionnaires used to assess the quality of life after mutual ruptured anterior cruciate ligament, and to make recommendations for optimal use of the same. Our goal is to establish a correlation between the results obtained from questionnaires used descriptive answers to questions descriptive questions about aspects of everyday life, aspects of physical activity as well as aspects of personal perception of the current health and satisfaction with it.

Methods: We analyzed questionnaires used to evaluate the quality of life after a bilateral rupture of the anterior cruciate ligament, which are listed in the attached work. In accordance with the subject of research, in this paper were used the following scientific research methods: a method of deduction, analysis, classification, comparison, analysis methods of written documents.

Results: By searching the PubMed database for the purpose of this master's thesis under the terms "unilateral rupture ACL" we came across a 2792 articles, while the term "bilateral rupture of the ACL," retrieved only 73 articles, "contralateral ACL rupture" 192 articles, "Quality of life ACL "  41 articles. The most important dates in our study are certainly "Quality of life after bilateral rupture of the anterior cruciate ligament," where we all find only two articles on this topic.

Conclusion: The most commonly used questionnaires to be used in assessing the success of treatment and quality of life after a bilateral rupture of the anterior cruciate ligament are: QOL, IKDC, KOOS, HSS, ADL, SF-36, WOMAC. IKDC proved to be most suitable for patients with ACL rupture in this study.

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Published
2017-12-20
How to Cite
Avdic, D., Jaganjac, A., Kapetanovic, A., Mačak Hadžiomerović, A., Pilav, A., Katana, B., & Pavlović, B. (2017). Quality of the life of people with a bilateral tear of the anterior cruciate ligament of the knee. Journal of Health Sciences, 7(3), 179-187. https://doi.org/10.17532/jhsci.2017.507
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