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Effect of ERAS management mode on postoperative functional exercise compliance and functional recovery in male anterior cruciate ligament injury

  • Shuang Zhang1,*,
  • Nan Lu1
  • Li Zhu1
  • Yuchen Li1
  • Tong Zheng1

1Department of Sports Medicine, Beijing Jishuitan Hospital, Capital Medical University, 100035 Beijing, China

DOI: 10.22514/jomh.2023.103 Vol.19,Issue 10,October 2023 pp.96-102

Submitted: 08 June 2023 Accepted: 08 October 2023

Published: 30 October 2023

*Corresponding Author(s): Shuang Zhang E-mail:


The study aims to investigate the effect of ERAS (Enhanced Recovery After Surgery) management mode on functional exercise compliance and functional recovery after ACL (anterior cruciate ligament) reconstruction in males. Patients were admitted between June 2021 and December 2021 as the control group, and patients were admitted between January 2022 and June 2022 as the observation group. Routine nursing was adopted in the control group, while ERAS management mode was applied in the observation group for nursing. The clinical nursing efficacy, knee joint function (Lysholm score) and VAS (Visual analogue scale) score, patients’ functional training compliance and complications were compared. After intervention, the swelling disappearance time, pain disappearance time, hospital stay and other indicators of clinical nursing effect in the observation group were better (p < 0.05); the preoperative Lysholm score and VAS score showed no statistical significance (p > 0.05). The Lysholm score and VAS score at each time point after operation were markedly higher, and repeated measures analysis of variance manifested that the Lysholm score, VAS score, intergroup effect, time effect and interaction effect in both groups had statistical significance (p < 0.05). The total compliance rate of functional training in the observation group was conspicuously higher (p < 0.05); the overall incidence of complications in the observation group (13.3%) was evidently lower (28.7%) (p < 0.05). ERAS management mode can improve the functional training compliance, accelerate the recovery of joint function, reduce the incidence of complications and promote the quality of life of patients with ACL injury.


Male patients with ACL injury; Functional recovery; ERAS management model; Functional exercise compliance

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Shuang Zhang,Nan Lu,Li Zhu,Yuchen Li,Tong Zheng. Effect of ERAS management mode on postoperative functional exercise compliance and functional recovery in male anterior cruciate ligament injury. Journal of Men's Health. 2023. 19(10);96-102.


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