The Anterior Cruciate Ligament: Reconstruction and Basic Science1

1st Edition

Expert Consult: Online, Print and DVD

Authors:

  • Chadwick Prodromos
  • Charles Brown
  • Freddie Fu
  • Anastasios Georgoulis
  • Alberto Gobbi
  • Stephen Howell
  • Don Johnson
  • Lonnie Paulos
  • K. Shelbourne
  • Key Features

    • A "dream team" of ACL surgeons provides the advanced guidance you need to overcome the toughest challenges in this area.
    • A comparison of the full range of graft options for ACL reconstruction makes it easier to choose the best approach for each patient.
    • State-of-the-art information on the latest principles and technical considerations helps you avoid complications.
    • ‘How to' principles of post-op rehabilitation and revision ACL surgery optimize patient outcome.
    • The bonus DVD helps you hone and refine your surgical technique under the expert guidance of a "who's who" in ACL surgery.
    • Access to the full contents of the book online enables you to consult it from any computer and perform rapid searches.
    • Also available in an upgradeable premium online version including fully searchable text PLUS timely updates.

    Table of 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

    Details

    No. of pages:
    672
    Language:
    English
    Copyright:
    © 2008
    Published:
    Imprint:
    Saunders
    Print ISBN:
    9781416038344
    Electronic ISBN:
    9781437721218