TITLE

Novel Methods for Diagnosis and Treatment of Posterolateral Rotatory Instability of the Knee

AUTHOR(S)
Chong Bum Chang; Sang Cheol Seong; Sahnghoon Lee; Jae Ho Yoo; Yoon Keun Park; Myung Chul Lee
PUB. DATE
October 2007
SOURCE
Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, American Volume;Oct2007 Supplement 3, Vol. 89-A, p2
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the utilization of an external rotation valgus stress radiograph, a new radiographic method for the valuation and diagnosis of posterolateral rotary instability of the knee in the U.S. According to the biomechanical studies, segmenting the posterolateral corner structures has increased 30 degrees of tibia external rotation of knee flexion. It is inferred that knee instability refers to a ligament lesion which allows posterolarteral subluxation of the tibial plateu.
ACCESSION #
27093552

 

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