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Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction

A Practical Surgical Guide

Siebold, Rainer, Dejour, David, Zaffagnini, Stefano (Eds.)

2014, XII, 505 p. 391 illus., 333 illus. in color.

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  • Practical and instructional guide book, written by surgeons for surgeons, on how to deal with a tear of the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL)
  • Covers the full range of procedures, drawing attention to helpful tips and tricks
  • Explains pitfalls and complications of primary ACL reconstruction and revision surgery
  • Includes numerous instructive photos that help in explaining the operative procedures

This practical and instructional guidebook, written by international experts in anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction, covers all challenging aspects of ACL rupture in the acute and chronic setting. It covers the latest, spectacular anatomical findings, treatment of partial ACL tears, various techniques for single- and double-bundle ACL reconstruction, and complex ACL revision surgery. Important surgical steps are clearly described with the help of instructive, high-quality photographs. Important tips, tricks, and pitfalls are highlighted and intra- and postoperative complications, rehabilitation, and prevention of re-rupture are discussed. All authors are prominent and experienced ACL surgeons.

Content Level » Professional/practitioner

Keywords » ACL - Instability - Instructions - Knee - Therapy

Related subjects » Orthopedics

Table of contents 

Partial ACL tear.- Complete ACL tear – General considerations.- Anatomical Single bundle ACL reconstruction.- Double bundle ACL reconstruction.- Indications for Single- or double bundle ACL reconstruction.- Extra-articular Plasty.- ACL reconstruction with open physis.- One-Stage-Revision ACL.- Two-Stage-Revision ACL.- ACL + OSTEOTOMY.- Intraoperative complications.- Postoperative complications.- Rehabilitation & Return to Sports.- Prevention of ACL tear & rerupture.

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