The Anterior Cruciate Ligament: Reconstruction and Basic Science

1st Edition

Expert Consult Premium Edition: Enhanced Online Features, Print and DVD

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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 assist you in optimizing patient outcomes.
  • Hone and refine your surgical technique by viewing videos on the bonus DVD.
  • Consult the latest guidance through an online ACL database offering monthly updated coverage including original research articles organized by topic, ACL-related podium presentations, and posters from the five major orthopedic meetings.
  • Expand your reference power through additional online chapters.
  • Overcome your toughest challenges with “Ask the Experts,” an online section enabling you to pose questions to the authors.
  • Links to society and industry websites connect you to all the professional resources you need in one place.

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

Language:
English
Imprint:
Saunders
Electronic ISBN:
9780323248488

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