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By Don Johnson

ISBN-10: 0387401466

ISBN-13: 9780387401461

ACL Made easy is a book/CD-ROM mix that educates orthopedic citizens, athletic running shoes, and numerous clinical aid employees in regards to the basics of ACL accidents. The content material is either thorough and useful. Readers take advantage of complete discussions of prognosis, partial tears, cures, operative concepts, and problems. This definitive consultant additionally outlines a six-month rehabilitation application whole with targets, levels, and routines. greater than a hundred and fifty photos and diagrams light up key ideas. The CD-ROM is keyed to every bankruptcy and enhances the textual content, making it effortless for clients to find sections of specific curiosity. the various photos and narrated movies are dynamic instruments that spotlight issues together with the mechanism of harm, actual exam, and surgical thoughts.

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Ultimate load to failure of femoral fixation devices. Mitek BioScrew Endo-button: tape BioScrew: Endo-pearl Bone mulch screw Cross pin Endo-button with closed loop tape 600N 400N 500N 700N 900N 900N 1300N Pullout Strengths of Soft Tissue Devices The fixation of the graft depends on both the tibial and femoral fixation. The rehabilitation protocol should reflect the type of fixation used. 1). The cyclic load is more important than the ultimate load to failure. The interference screw fares worst with cyclic loads.

The attachment site of the MCL on the femur may be removed with an osteotomy and countersunk into the femur about 1 cm to shorten the ligament. The bone plug is held with a staple. The posterior capsule is plicated to this post of retensioned ligament. In severe cases of laxity, the ligament is shortened and reinforced with an autograft or allograft of semitendinosus. A brace must be used in the postoperative protocol to protect this MCL reconstruction for a prolonged period. Osteoarthritis and the ACL Deficient Knee There are three clinical presentations with combined ACL laxity and medial compartment osteoarthritis.

DeLee and others have recommended procedures that avoid crossing the growth plates with tunnels. This type of procedure and other extra-articular operations, however, achieve less than satisfactory stability. Stadelmaier, Arnoczsky, and others have shown in the laboratory that a tunnel drilled centrally across the growth plate and filled with a tendon does not cause growth arrest of the epiphyseal plate. Based on this basic research, several clinicians have reported on a series of young patients with small central tunnels placed through both the femur and tibia and the semitendinosus graft.

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