American Family Children's Hospital

Sports Medicine Surgical Quality Data: Multiligament (ACL and PCL) Reconstruction

The data below is a summary of patients who underwent surgery for multiligament - posterior cruciate ligament (PCL) and anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) - reconstruction at the UW Health Sports Medicine Center between January 2007 and February 2015.
  • Patients: 6

Knee Function


As measured by the 2000 IKDC. A score of 100 is optimal.

Pre-surgery 38.8
One year post-surgery 81.2



Health-related Quality of Life


As measured by SF-12 v 2.0 subscales. A score of 100 is optimal.  

Pre-surgery 31.6 25.7 63.2 83.7 47.4 60.5 67.8 60.5
Post-surgery 83.3 83.3 83.3 88.3 66.7 100 93.8 85.4



  • PF (Physical Function): The extent you are limited or able to perform daily living activities. 
  • RP (Role Physical): The extent you are limited when performing work or daily living activities. 
  • BP (Bodily Pain): The limitations placed upon you by pain you are experiencing. 
  • GH (General Health): An overall measure of your personal health
  • VT (Vitality): The amount of energy you have during your daily activities.
  • SF (Social Function): The level of interference with social activities you experience due to physical or emotional problems.
  • RE (Role Emotional): Problems you experience with work or daily activities as a result of emotional problems.
  • MH (Mental Health): The extent to which nervousness or happiness affect you all of the time.
Patient Response
UW Health Sports Medicine asked patients who underwent surgery the following question: How has the function of your knee changed since your knee surgery?
Here are their responses. 
  Much WorseModerately WorseSlightly WorseSlightly BetterModerately BetterMuch Better
Percentage 0 0 0 0 20 80