The Anterior Cruciate Ligament: Reconstruction and Basic Science (2nd Revised edition)

The Anterior Cruciate Ligament: Reconstruction and Basic Science (2nd Revised edition)

By: Chadwick Prodromos (author)Hardback

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Now in a combined resource that includes print, eBook, and video, The Anterior Cruciate Ligament: Reconstruction and Basic Science, 2nd Edition, by Dr. Chadwick Prodromos, provides the expert guidance you need to effectively select the right procedure and equipment, prevent complications, and improve outcomes for every patient. Written and edited by world leaders in hamstring, allograft, and bone-patellar tendon-bone (BTB) ACL reconstruction, this revised reference is a must-have resource for the full range of anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction techniques, plus fixation devices, rehabilitation, revision ACLR surgery, and much more! Covers the latest clinical and technical information on pain control, genetics and biologics, the use of ultrasound, and much more. EBook access features an exhaustive ACL bibliography database more than 5000 available articles. Features dozens of new chapters that offer up-to-date information on pain control after ACLR, single vs. double bundle repairs, genetics and collagen type, all-inside techniques, biologics, pediatrics, ACL ganglion cysts, prognosis for ACLR success, allografts vs. autografts, and more. Provides the experience and insight of a "dream team" of ACL experts, including James Andrews on sports medicine, Frank Noyes on HTO and ACLR, and Andrew Amis on the benefits of the older femoral tunnel placement technique. Expert ConsultT eBook version included with purchase. This enhanced eBook experience allows you to search all of the text, figures, Q&As, and references from the book on a variety of devices.


Section 1: Anatomy and Genetics of ACL Injury 1. Anatomy and Biomechanics of the ACL 2. Genetic Influences on ACL Injury 3. The Association Between ACL Tear and Femoro-Aceteblar Impingement Section 2: Mechanism, Incidence and Epidemiology of ACL Injury 4. Mechanisms of Noncontact Anterior Cruciate Ligament Injuries 5. Risk and Gender Factors for Noncontact Anterior Cruciate Ligament Injury 6. Risk of ACL injury as a function of type of Playing Surface 7. The Incidence of Anterior Cruciate Ligament Injury as a Function of Gender, Sport, and Injury-Reduction Programs 8. Analysis of ACL Injury Prevention Programs for the Female Athlete Section 3: Diagnosis and Treatment of ACL tears 9. Diagnosis of Anterior Cruciate Ligament Tear 10. MRI for the diagnosis and treatment of ACL tears 11. Nonoperative Management of Anterior Cruciate Ligament Deficient Patients Section 4: Economics of ACLR 12. The Economics of Anterior Cruciate Ligament Tear and Reconstruction 13. An Economic Analysis of ACL Tear Treatment: 1. Reconstruction versus Rehabilitation and 2. Early Reconstruction versus Rehabilitation with Optional Late Reconstruction Section 5: Graft Mechanical Properties 14. The Relative Strengths of Anterior Cruciate Ligament Autografts and Allografts 15. Comparative and Morphological Analysis of Commonly Used Autografts for Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction with the Native ACL: An Electron, Microscopic and Morphologic Study Section 6: Graft Choices 16. The Case for the Bone-Patellar Tendon-Bone Autograft with ACL Reconstruction 17. The Case for Hamstring ACL Reconstruction 18. The case for Quadriceps Autograft 19. Current Status on Synthetic Grafts Section 7: Graft Harvest Techniques, Preparation and Complications 20. Hamstring Harvest Technique for ACL Reconstruction 21. Posterior Mini-Incision Hamstring Harvest Approach for Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction 22. Technique for Harvesting a Mid-Third Patella Tendon Graft for Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction 23. The Central Quadriceps Free Tendon for Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction 24. Hamstring Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction with a Quadrupled or Tripled Semitendinosus Tendon Graft 25. 5- and 6-Strand Hamstring Tendon Graft Preparation for Single-Bundle Hamstring ACL Reconstruction 26. Harvest Complications and Donor Site Morbidity: Hamstring Grafts 27. Harvest Complications and Morbidity of Patellar Tendon Harvest for BPTB ACL Reconstruction 28. Harvest Complications and Donor Site Morbidity: Quadriceps Grafts 29. Chemical sterilization techniques for Allograft preparation for ACLR 30. Radiation Sterilization techniques for Allograft preparation for ACLR 31. Hamstring Regeneration Following Harvest for ACL Reconstruction: A Review of the Current Literature 32. Regeneration of the Donor Site After Bone-Patellar Tendon-Bone Graft Harvest for ACL Reconstruction, and Possible Enhanced Regeneration Using Platelet Rich Plasma Section 8: Reconstruction Techniques 33. Pearls for ACL Reconstruction 34. Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction Using Hamstrings in Press-Fit Technique Without Hardware 35. Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction with Quadriceps Tendon Autograft 36. Three Portal Technique for Anatomic Single-Bundle ACL Reconstruction 37. Anatomical Double-Bundle Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction Procedure Using the Semitendinosus and Gracilis Tendons 38. Anatomical Double-Bundle Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction with a Semitendinosus Hamstring Tendon Graft 39. Anatomic Double-Bundle Reconstruction of the Anterior Cruciate Ligament 40. Augmented Grafts: Synthetic/Allograft/Autograft 41. A Systematic Review of Single vs Double Bundle Results Section 9: Principles of Tunnel Formation 42. Trans Tibial Tunnel Drilling of the Femoral Tunnel for Anatomic Single Bundle ACL Reconstruction 43. The Anteromedial Portal for Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction 44. Intraoperative Fluoroscopy for ACL Tunnel Placement 45. ACL All-Inside Retroconstruction: Single- and Double-Bundle Techniques 46. SwitchCut all inside tunnel formation 47. Use of the Pinpoint Guide System for ACL Reconstruction 48. Femoral Tunnel Placement to Restore Normal Knee Laxity After ACL Reconstrution 49. A Description of the Direct Femoral Attachment of the ACL: Implication for Femoral Tunnel Placement in Reconstruction 50. Use of Versitomic Flexible Reamer System for ACL Reconstruction Section 10: Control of Pain in ACLR 51. Risks and Benefits of Femoral Nerve Block for ACLR 52. Saphenous Nerve Block for ACL Reconstruction 53. Efficacy of Cryotherapy for postoperative ACL Reconstruction Analgesia 54. Chondrolysis: Risk Benefit Analysis of "Caine" Local Anesthetics for ACL Reconstruction 55. Use of Preoperative Gabapentin for Postoperative Pain Relief After ACL Reconstruction 56. Obturator and Sciatica Nerve Block for ACL Reconstruction Section 11: Additional Surgical Considerations 57. Notch Anatomy and Notchplasty 58. Computer-Assisted Navigation for Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction 59. Sparing the ACL Remnant: Is it worth the hassle? 60. Graft Tensioning in Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction 61. The Use of CO2 instead of fluid in Arthroscopic ACL Reconstruction Section 12: Fixation Biomechanics 62. Intratunnel ACL Graft Fixation 63. Biomechanical Considerations of Suspensory Cortical Fixation Devices Section 13: Soft-Tissue Graft Cortical Fixation 64. Endobutton Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction Femoral Fixation 65. Cortical Screw Post Femoral Fixation Using Whipstitches, Fabric Loop or Endobutton: the Universal Salvage 66. Arthrex Tightrope Fixation of a Soft Tissue Graft 67. RigidLoop Femoral Fixation Techniques 68. MedShape Exo Shape Fixation 69. Biomet ToggleLoc 70. EZLoc : Optimizing Femoral Fixation for Soft Tissue Graft Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction Section 14: Soft-Tissue Graft Interference Screw Fixation 71. Hamstring Tendon Interference Screw Fixation 72. Cayenne Aperfix Fixation 73. Milagro Advance (Beta-Tricalcium Phosphate, Poly Lactide Co-Glycolide Biocomposite) Interference Screw for ACL Reconstruction 74. Hamstring ACL Reconstruction with BioIntraFix Femoral Fastener 75. ComposiTCP Fixation 76. Bioabsorbable Versus Metal Interference Screws: Adverse Events and Clinical Results 77. Use of TunneLoc for Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction 78. Improving Biodegradable Interference Screw Properties by Combining Polymers Section 15: Soft-Tissue Graft Tibial Fixation 79. Whipstitch-Post Tibial Fixaton for ACL Reconstruction 80. WasherLoc: Optimizing Tibial Fixation of Soft Tissue Grafts used for Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction 81. Hamstring Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction with INTRAFIX and BioINTRAFIX Tibial Fastener Systems Section 16: BTB Graft Fixation 82. Interference Screw Fixation in Bone-Patellar Tendon-Bone ACL Reconstruction 83. Use of the Tightrope BTB for ACL Reconstruction 84. Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction Using a Mini-Arthrotomy Technique with Either an Ipsilateral or a Contralateral Autogenous Patellar Tendon Graft 85. ACL Reconstruction using ENDOBUTTON CL BTB Fixation System: For both Antero-Medial and Transtibial Reaming of the Femoral Tunnel Section 17: Graft Healing and Ligamentization 86. Graft Remodeling and Ligamentization After ACL Reconstruction 87. Graft-tunnel healing 88. Graft Length in the Tunnel in Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction Section 18: Revision ACLR 89. Revision ACL Reconstruction Using Autologous Hamstring Tendons 90. Hamstring Four to Six Strand Double Bundle Graft for Revision or High Risk Primary ACL Reconstruction 91. Revision Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction with Bone-Patellar Tendon-Bone Autograft 92. Revision ACL Reconstruction: Management of Femoral Tunnel Malposition 93. Revision Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction - the MARS Study Section 19: ACLR in Skeletally Immature Patients 94. Techniques and Complications of Transphyseal Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction in the Skeletally Immature Patient 95. An Overview of the Diagnosis and Treatment of the Torn ACL in the Skeletally Immature Athlete 96. Operative Versus Nonoperative Treatment and Timing of Surgery in Skeletally Immature Patients with ACL Tear Section 20: ACL Partial Tears 97. Partial Tear of the Anterior Cruciate Ligament: Management with One Bundle Augmentation Technique 98. Acute ACL Rupture: A Biological Approach Through Primary ACL Repair; Augmentation with Bone Marrow Stimulation; Growth Factor Injection 99. Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction of Partial Tears: Isolated Single Bundle Reconstruction 100. Sonographically Guided Anterior Cruciate (ACL) Injection: Technique and Potential Use for the Treatment of Partial ACL Tear Section 21: Associated Injuries of the Bone, Ligament, Meniscus, Cartilage and Nerve 101. Anterior Cruciate Ligament Injury Combined with Medial Collateral Ligament, Posterior Cruciate Ligament, and/or Lateral Collateral Ligament Injury 102. Treatment of Meniscus Tears with Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction 103. Meniscal repair with ACLR 104. Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction Combined with High-Tibial Osteotomy, Autologous Chondrocyte Implantation, Microfracture, Osteochondral, and/or Meniscal Allograft Transplantation 105. ACL-Deficiency in the Varus-Angulated Knee: Diagnosis, Surgical Techniques, Clinical Outcomes 106. W6: The Treatment of Combined Posterolateral Knee Injures and Anterior Cruciate Ligament Tears 107. ACLR Related Bone Contusions: Association with Intrarticular Injury, Pain and Outcomes 108. Ganglion Cyst Section 22: ACLR and UKA 109. Indications for Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction in ACL Deficient Patients undergoing Unicondylar Knee Arthroplasty 110. Techniques for Combined ACLR and UKA Section 23: Rehabilitation 111. ACL Strain Behavior During Rehabilitation Exercises 112. Principles of ACL Rehabilitation 113. The Stability-Conservative ACL Reconstruction Rehabilitation Protocol 114. Proprioception and ACL Reconstruction 115. Functional Bracing for ACL Injuries: Current State and Future Direction 116. Prehabilitation Before ACLR Section 24: Outcomes After ACLR 117. Stability Results After ACL Reconstruction 118. Health Related Quality of Life After ACLR 119. Allografts Have Higher Failure Rates Than Autografts in Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction in Young, Active Patients 120. Factors Associated With the Increased Allograft Failure Rate In ACL Reconstruction 121. Are Articular Cartilage Lesions and Meniscus Tears Predictive of IKDC, KOOS, and Marx Activity Level Outcomes After ACLR 122. Arthrosis Following ACL Tear and Reconstruction 123. Criteria for Return to Sports After ACLR 124. A comparison of the Standardized Rating Forms for Evaluation of ACL Injured or Reconstructed Patients Section 25: Patient Factors that Contribute to Success or Failure 125. ACLR Outcomes as a Function of Age 126. BMI and Weight Effects on the Results of ACLR 127. The Effects of Smoking on ACLR Outcomes 128. Psychological Predictors of ACLR Outcomes Section 26: Return to Sports 129. Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction in Patients with Hereditary Abnormalities Involving Connective Tissue 130. Performance and Return to Sport After Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction in Skiers and Snowboarders 131. Return to play and future ACL Injury Risk After ACL reconstruction in Soccer Players 132. Return to American Football After ACL Reconstruction Section 27: Complications 133. Infections in ACL Surgery 134. Osteoporosis After ACL Reconstruction? 135. Tunnel Widening After ACL Reconstruction 136. Numbness/Saphenous Nerve 137. Hardware Complications After ACL Reconstruction 138. Vascular Complications After ACL Reconstruction and DVT prophylaxis 139. Fracture Complications After ACL Reconstruction 140. Anterior Knee Problems After ACL Reconstruction 141. Stiffness: Prevention and Treatment 142. Treatment of Tibial Eminence Fractures: A Systematic Review Section 28: Gait Analysis and ExtraArticular Reconstruction 143. Gait Analysis in ACL Deficient and Reconstructed Knees 144. Extra-Articular Tenodesis and ACL Recontruction: Techniques and Outcomes Section 29: Tissue Engineering and the Future 145. Growth Factors and Other New Methods for Graft-Healing Enhancement 146. The Future Possibilities of Biologic ACLR

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  • ISBN13: 9780323389624
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 624
  • ID: 9780323389624
  • ISBN10: 0323389627
  • edition: 2nd Revised edition

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