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The Anterior Cruciate Ligament: Reconstruction and Basic Science

Expert Consult: Online, Print and DVD

Master the very latest clinical and technical information on the full range of anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction techniques. Both inside the remarkably user-friendly printed version of this Expert Consult title and on its fully searchable web site, you'll find detailed coverage of hamstring, allograft and bone-tendon-bone (BTB) ACL reconstruction (including single versus double bundle techniques), and hamstring graft harvesting; plus fixation devices, rehabilitation, revision ACLR surgery, and much more! Surgical technique videos on the bonus DVD help you hone and refine your skill set under the expert guidance of the leading authorities in the field.

Audience
Orthopaedic Surgeons and Orthopaedic Residents

Hardbound, 672 pages

Published: November 2007

Imprint: Saunders

ISBN: 978-1-4160-3834-4

Reviews

  • "The strength of this textbook lies in its comprehensive nature. This textbook exceeded my expectations, and I commend the editors and authors on this colossal undertaking." --JBJS 9/08

Contents

  • SECTION I - ACL INJURY

    Part A - Anatomy, Physiology, Biomechanics, Epidemiology

    1. The Anatomy and Biomechanics of the ACL- James S. Starman, Mario Ferretti, Timo Jarvela,
    Anthony Buoncristiani, Freddie H. Fu

    2. Mechanisms of Non-Contact ACL Injuries-William E. Garrett, Jr, Bing Yu

    3. Risk and Gender Factors for Non-Contact ACL Injury ? Letha Y. Griffin, James Kercher

    4. The Incidence of ACL Injury as a Function of Gender, Sport, and Injury Reduction Programs ?
    Chadwick Prodromos, Yung Han

    5. Analysis of ACL Injury Prevention Programs for the Female Athlete ? Holly J. Silvers, Robert H. Brophy, Bert R. Mandelbaum

    Part B - Clinical

    6. Diagnosis of ACL Tear ? Chadwick Prodromos, Brian Murphy

    7. The Non-Operative Treatment of ACL Deficient Patients? Elias Tsepis, Anastasios Georgulies

    8. Arthrosis Following ACL Reconstruction ? Nicholas E. Ohly, John F. Keating

    SECTION II - ACL RECONSTRUCTION

    9. The Economics of ACL Reconstruction ? Chadwick Prodromos, Brian Joyce

    Part A - GRAFT MECHANICAL PROPERTIES

    10. The Relative Strengths of ACL Autografts and Allografts ? Chadwick Prodromos, Brian Joyce

    11. Why Synthetic Grafts Failed ? Don Johnson

    Part B - AUTOGRAFT HARVEST TECHNIQUES

    12. Hamstring Harvest Technique for ACL Reconstruction ? Don Johnson

    13. Posterior Mini-Incision Hamstring Harvest Approach for ACL Reconstruction-Chadwick Prodromos

    14. Technique for Harvesting a Mid-Third Patella Tendon Graft For ACL Reconstruction-Bertram
    Zarins

    15. The Central Quadriceps Free Tendon for ACL Reconstruction ? John P. Fulkerson

    Part C - HAMSTRING GRAFT CONFIGURATIONS

    16. Hamstring ACL Reconstruction with a Quadrupled or Tripled Senitendinosus Tendon Graft ? Alberto Gobbi, Ramces Francisco

    17. 2ST/2Gr, 4ST and 3ST/2GR Techniques: and Deciding Which Hamstring Configuration to Use-
    Chadwick Prodromos

    Part D - PRINCIPLES OF TUNNEL FORMATION

    Sub-Part i - Single Femoral Tunnel Formation

    18. Use of the Transtibial Technique Avoids PCL and Roof Impingement of an Anterior Cruciate
    Ligament Graft-Stephen M. Howell

    19. The Anteromedial Portal for ACL Reconstruction-Manfred Bernard, Stavros Ristanis, Vassilis Chouliaras, Hans Paessler, Anastasios Georgoulis

    20. The Retrodrill Technique for ACL Reconstruction - G. Puddu, G. Cerullo, M. Cipolla, V. Franco, E. Giann

    21. Femoral Tunnel Placement to Restore Normal Knee Laxity After ACL Reconstruction ? Andrew A.
    Amis

    Sub-Part ii - Double AM and PL Femoral Tunnel Formation

    22. Anatomic Double-bundle ACL Reconstruction Procedure Using the Semitendinosus and Gracilis Tendons - Kazunori Yasuda

    23. Double Stranded Graft with Four Tunnels for Anatomic ACL Reconstruction ? Pascal Christel,
    Philippe Colombet, James Robinson, Jean Pierre Franceschi, Patrick Djian, Abdou Sbihi, Guy
    Bellier

    24. Anatomic Double Bundle ACL Reconstruction with a Semitendinosus Hamstring Tendon Graft -Alberto Gobbi, and Ramces Francisco

    25. Anatomic Double Bundle Reconstruction of the ACL- Anthony Buoncristiani, Fotios Paul
    Tjoumakaris, James S. Starman, Freddie H. Fu

    Sub-Part iii - Notchplasty and Navigation

    26. The Notchplasty - Mark R. Hutchinson

    27. Computer Assisted Navigation for ACL Reconstruction ? Jason Koh

    Part E - FIXATION BIOMECHANICS

    28. Biomechanics of Intratunnel ACL Graft Fixation - Neal Chen, Charles H. Brown

    29. High Stiffness, Slippage Resistant Cortical Fixation Has Many Advantages Over Intratunnel Fixation - Stephen M. Howell

    30. Tibial Fixation for ACL Hamstring grafts: Ten techniques that improve fixation - Lonnie E. Paulos

    Part F - FIXATION DEVICES AND METHODS SOFT TISSUE GRAFT FEMORAL FIXATION

    Sub-Part i - Suspensory Cortical

    31. Endobutton ACLR Femoral fixation ? Chadwick Prodromos

    32. Cortical Screw-Post Femoral Fixation Using Whipstitches, Fabric Loop, or Endobutton: The Universal Salvage - Chadwick Prodromos

    33. EZLOC Femoral Fixation Of a Soft Tissue Graft- Stephen M. Howell

    Sub-Part ii - Cross Pin

    34. Stratis ST Femoral Fixation System - Paul Re, Tony Wanich, Russell F. Warren

    35. Pinn-ACL CrossPin System for Femoral Graft Fixation - Arturo Almaz n-D az, Donald H. Johnson

    36. TransFix ACL Femoral Fixation - Brian P. McKeon

    37. Stryker Biosteon Cross-Pin Femoral Fixation for Soft-Tissue ACL Reconstruction ? John C. Anderson, Lonnie E. Paulos, Walt Lowe

    38. ACL Reconstruction Utilizing the Rigidfix Femoral Sided Fixation-John Richmond, Michael Kuhn

    Sub-Part iii - Interference Screw Based

    39. Hamstring Tendon Interference Screw Fixation - Michael Wagner, Andreas Weiler

    40. Anatomic Retroscrew ACL Fixation: Single Bundle and Double Bundle Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction with Retroscrew Biointerference in a Single Femoral Socket - Steven Gorin, Craig D. Morgan, David Caborn

    Part G - SOFT TISSUE GRAFT TIBIAL FIXATION

    Sub-Part i - Cortical

    41. Fastlok Device for Tibial Fixation of a Tripled or Quadrupled Semitendinosus Autograft for ACL Reconstruction - Alberto Gobbi, Ramces Francisco

    42. Whipstitch-Post Tibial Fixations for ACL ? Chadwick Prodromos, Aaron Hecker

    43. Washerloc and Bone Dowel Tibial Fixation of a Soft Tissue Graft - Stephen M. Howell

    44.Double Spike Plate (DSP): cortical fixation device enabling graft fixation under optional tension ? Konsei Shino

    Sub-Part ii - Interference Screw Based

    45. ACL Hamstring Graft Fixation with Bioscrew Xtralok? - Tibial Fixation Device- Don Johnson

    46. Intratunnel Tibial Fixation of Soft Tissue ACL Grafts: Graft Sleeve and Tapered ? Charles H. Brown, Nader Darwich

    47. Hamstring ACL Reconstruction with IntraFix Tibial Fastener ? Joseph Sklar, Charles H. Brown

    Part H ? BONE-PATELLAR-TENDON-BONE FIXATION: FEMUR OR TIBIA

    48. Interference Screw Fixation in Bone-Patella Tendon-Bone ACL Reconstruction - Gene R. Barrett, Taylor D. Brown

    49. ACL Reconstruction using a Miniarthrotomy Technique with either an Ipsilateral or Contralateral Autogenous Patellar Tendon Graft - K. Donald Shelbourne

    50. Bone-Patella-Bone ACL Reconstruction Using the Endobutton Continuous Loop BTB Fixation System - Stuart E. Fromm

    Part I - NEWER INTERFERENCE SCREW MATERIALS

    51. The Milagro Osteoconductive Interference Screw for ACL Reconstruction - F. Alan Barber

    52. Improving Biodegradable Interference Screw Properties by Combining Polymers - Timo J rvel , Janne T. Nurmi, Antti Paakkala, Anna-Stina MoisalaAuvo Kaikkonen, Markku J rvinen

    Part J -GRAFT TENSIONING

    53. Graft Tensioning in ACL Reconstruction: Establishing the Minimum Acceptable Tension ? Kazanori Yasuda

    54. Tensioning ACL Grafts: Avoiding Over-Tensioning ? Lonnie E. Paulos

    Part K -LIGAMENTIZATION AND GRAFT-TUNNEL HEALING

    55. Graft Remodeling and Ligamentization after ACL Reconstruction - Scheffler SU, Unterhauser FN, Andreas Weiler

    56. Graft Tunnel Healing-Giuseppe Milano, Laura Deriu, Carlo Fabbriciani

    Part L ?REVISION ACL RECONSTRUCTION

    57. Revision ACL Reconstruction Using Autologous Hamstring Tendons - Andreas Weiler, Michael Wagner

    58. Revision ACL Reconstruction? Neil P. Thomas, Hemat G. Pandit

    Part M ?ACL FOR SKELETALLY IMMATURE PATIENTS OR PARTIAL TEARS

    59. ACL Reconstruction in Skeletally Immature Patients - Allen F. Anderson, Christian N. Anderson

    60. ACL Reconstruction of Partial Tears: Reconstructing One Bundle - Fotios Paul Tjoumakaris, Anthony Buoncristiani, James S. Starman, Freddie H. Fu

    Part N -TREATMENT OF ASSOCIATED LIGAMENT INJURIES OR CARTILAGE DEFICIENCY

    61. ACL combined with MCL, PCL, and/or LCL Injury - K. Donald Shelbourne

    62. Treatment of Meniscus Tears with ACL Reconstruction - K. Donald Shelbourne and Tinker Gray

    63. ACL Reconstruction Combined with HTO, ACI, Microfracture, Osteochondral and/or Meniscal Allograft Transplantation ? Chadwick Prodromos, Brian Joyce

    Part O - REHABILITATION

    64. ACL Strain Behavior During Rehabilitation Exercises - Petteri Kousa, James R. Slauterbeck, and Bruce D. Beynnon

    65. Principles of ACL Rehabilitation - K. Donald Shelbourne, Tinker Gray

    66. The Stability-Conservative ACL Reconstruction Rehabilitation Protocol - Chadwick Prodromos

    67. Hamstring Strength and Regeneration Following Harvest for ACL Reconstruction - Andrew Riff, Mark Miller

    68. Proprioception and ACL Reconstruction- Julian A Feller, Kate E Webster

    Part P -STABILITY RESULTS

    69. Stability Results After ACL Reconstruction ? Chadwick Prodromos, Brian Joyce

    Part Q -COMPLICATIONS

    70. Infections in ACL Surgery ? Charalampos G. Zalavras, Michael Patzakis

    71. Allograft Complications and Risk Factors ? Chadwick Prodromos, Brian Joyce

    72. Stiffness: Prevention and Treatment -Anastassios Karistinos, Lonnie E. Paulos, Walter Lowe

    73. Osteoporosis after ACL Reconstruction? ? Lars Ejerhed, J ri Kartus

    74. Tunnel Widening after ACL Reconstruction - Chadwick Prodromos, Brian Joyce

    75. Numbness: Saphenous Nerve ? Tomoyuki Mochizuki, Keiichi Akita, Takeshi Muneta

    76. Hardware complications after ACL reconstruction ? Robert H. Brophy, Robert G. Marx

    77. Vascular complications after ACL reconstruction - R.P.A. Janssen

    78. Fracture Complications after ACL Reconstruction - Kai Mithoefer, Thomas J. Gill

    79. Anterior Knee Problems after ACL Reconstruction-Michael E. Hantes, Apostolos Dimitroulias

    Part R ? GAIT ANALYSIS AND TISSUE ENGINEERING

    80. Gait Analysis in ACL Deficient and Reconstructed Knee - Nicholas Stergiou, Stavros Ristanis, Constantina Moraiti, Anastasios D. Georgoulis

    81. Growth Factors and Other New Methods for Graft Healing Enhancement - Harukazu Tohyama, Kazunori Yasuda

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