· Innovative integrative multidisciplinary approach to revision ACL
· Provides case-based analysis of ACL revisions, including pitfalls and pearls
· Cutting-edge developments for ACL revision surgeries are described by field-leading experts
Although anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction has a high success rate, a substantial number of patients are left with unsatisfactory results. Revision ACL Reconstruction: Indications and Technique provides detailed strategies for planning and executing revision ACL reconstructions. Concise chapters by a leading group of international orthopedic surgeons cover the diagnosis of failed ACL reconstruction, patient evaluation, preoperative planning for revision ACL surgery, and complex technical considerations.
Content Level » Professional/practitioner
Related subjects » Medicine - Orthopedics - Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation - Surgery
Table of Contents
Patient-related risk factors for ACL graft failure.- Avoiding the failed ACL: how to prevent ACL tears before they occur.- Diagnosis of failed ACL reconstruction.- Biomechanics and Etiology of ACL graft failure.- Technical causes of ACL graft failure.- Indications for revision ACL reconstruction.- Preoperative planning for revision ACL reconstruction.- Graft selection for revision ACL reconstruction.- How to handle a poorly placed femoral tunnel.- How to handle a poorly placed tibial tunnel.- Fixation in revision ACL reconstruction.- Single stage ACL revision reconstruction: indications and technique.- Two stage ACL revision: indications and technique.- Revising failed double-bundle ACL reconstruction.- The role of lateral extra-arcticular augmentation in revision ACL reconstruction.- Managing the infected ACL reconstruction.- Meniscus allograft transplantation in revision ACL reconstruction.- Cartilage surgery in revision ACL reconstruction.- Medial collateral ligament laxity in revision ACL reconstruction.- Posterolateral corner deficiency in revision ACL reconstruction.- Osteotomy for slope correction following failed ACL reconstruction.- Osteotomy for malalignment following failed ACL reconstruction.- Navigation for revision ACL reconstruction.- Approach to the multiply revised ACL knee.- Outcomes of revision ACL.