The Anterior Cruciate Ligament: Reconstruction and Basic Science

1st Edition

Expert Consult Premium Edition: Enhanced Online Features, 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 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

    No. of pages:
    672
    Language:
    English
    Copyright:
    © 2008
    Published:
    Imprint:
    Saunders
    Print ISBN:
    9781416053323
    Electronic ISBN:
    9780323248488

    About the authors

    Chadwick Prodromos

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Medical Director, Illinois Orthoapedics and Sports Medicine Centers; Associate Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery, Rush University College of Medicine, Chicago, IL

    Charles Brown

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Fellow, Surgical Oncology, Department of Surgery, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA

    Freddie Fu

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Blue Cross of Western Pennsylvania, Professor and Executive Vice Chairman, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Musculoskeletal Institute, Pittsburgh, PA