Rapid Chondrolysis of the Knee After Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction: A Case Report
- Anatomic double-bundle ACL reconstruction restricts knee extension in knees with hyperextension. Ettinger, M.; Petri, M.; Guenther, D.; Liu, C.; Krusche, C.; Liodakis, E.; Albrecht, U-V; Krettek, C.; Jagodzinski, M. // Knee Surgery, Sports Traumatology, Arthroscopy;Sep2013, Vol. 21 Issue 9, p2057
Purpose: Double-bundle ACL reconstruction has been demonstrated to be at least as effective as single-bundle reconstruction in terms of restoring knee rotational and translational stability. Until now, the influence on knees with hyperextension has not been evaluated. It was the purpose of this...
- Complications In Brief: Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction. Tjoumakaris, Fotios; Herz-Brown, Amy; Legath-Bowers, Andrea; Sennett, Brian; Bernstein, Joseph // Clinical Orthopaedics & Related Research;Feb2012, Vol. 470 Issue 2, p630
When performing reconstruction of the ACL, the major complications that can arise include missed concomitant injuries, tunnel malposition, patellar fracture, knee stiffness, and infection. We review the complications that can occur as a result of errors made before, during, and after surgery.
- Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction with Semitendinosus Graft Provided Similar Stability and Knee Function and Fewer Problems with Kneeling Compared with the Bone-Patellar Tendon-Bone Graft. Barenius, B.; Nordlander, M.; Ponzer, S.; Tidermark, J.; Eriksson, K. // Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, American Volume;5/18/2011, Vol. 93-A Issue 10, p969
The article offers information on the long-term follow-up study on patients with anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) who were subject to ACL reconstruction with the use of an ipsilateral ST graft. The procedure involves EndoButton on the femoral side to compare semitendinosus (ST) grafts with...
- Computer-Assisted Navigation and Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction: Accuracy and Outcomes. Koh, Jason // Orthopedics;Oct2005 Supplement, Vol. 28, ps1283
As many as 175,000 anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstructions are performed annually in the United States at a cost > $1 billion. Estimates of the rate of revision surgery are as high as 10%-20%, potentially resulting in as many as 35,000 revisions a year) In addition, errors that are not...
- Go for ACL surgery early... Marcacci, M.; Zaffagnini, S. // Physician & Sportsmedicine;Feb96, Vol. 24 Issue 2, p32
Focuses on the debate over whether to operate right away on anterior cruciate ligament injuries or to wait for a few months. Advantages of early surgery.
- ...but not too early. Cosgarea, A.; Sebastianelli, W. // Physician & Sportsmedicine;Feb96, Vol. 24 Issue 2, p32
Focuses on a study which looked into anterior cruciate ligament injury surgery timing. Relevance of physical therapy timing.
- Abstracts. Thompson, Clint // Journal of Athletic Training (National Athletic Trainers' Associ;Jul-Sep97, Vol. 32 Issue 3, p271
Presents an abstract of the article `Eccentric Knee Flexor Torque Following Anterior Cruciate Ligament Surgery,' by L.R. Osternig, C.R. James and D.T. Bercades, which was published in `Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise' dated 1996.
- Abstracts. Thompson, Clint // Journal of Athletic Training (National Athletic Trainers' Associ;Jul-Sep97, Vol. 32 Issue 3, p273
Presents an abstract of the article `Assessment of Metabolic Response and Functional Changes After Anterior Cruciate Ligament Surgery,' by R. Petschnig and R. Baron, which was published in `Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise' dated 1997.
- PL-SI-287-S. // Physical Therapy;May1997, Vol. 77 Issue 5, pS92
Presents an abstract of a paper entitled `A Theoretical Protocol for Rehabilitation Following Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction,' by R. Salinas, F.V. Harding et al, presented at the Physical Therapy `97: Scientific Meeting and Exposition of the American Physical Therapy Association.