TITLE

Section VI: Malalignment and Ligamentous Injury

AUTHOR(S)
Van de Velde, K.; Pearle, Andrew D.
PUB. DATE
February 2009
SOURCE
Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, American Volume;Feb2009 Supplement 1, Vol. 91-A Issue S1, p77
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses malalignment and ligamentous injury. Malalignment of the lower limbs and rupture of the anterior cruciate ligament are main factors in causing metabolic and structural changes within the synovial joint which can lead to osteoarthritis. Robotic systems were used to test the anterior cruciate ligaments role in stabilizing the knee.
ACCESSION #
36656926

 

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