Cruciate ligament injury in children represents a special problem because they are still growing.
Some surgeons will risk the growth plate disturbance and perform a standard modern adult cruciate reconstruction procedure, damaging as little of the growth plate as possible. This eBook explores a different approach.
- Growth Plates
- The Big Dilemma
- Children at risk
- Patterns of Injury
- Options for Management
- Options for the Graft Material
- Looking at ACL Repair as an option
- The ACL Repair Procedure
- Take Home Message