Pediatric Anterior Cruciate Ligament Injury



- See: intercondylar eminence frx;

- Discussion:
    - pediatric ACL injuries 




- Transphyseal ACL reconstruction:
     - references:
               - Transepiphysial fixation of anterior cruciate avulsion in a child. Report of a complication and review of the literature.
               - Transepiphyseal Replacement of the Anterior Cruciate Ligament in Skeletally Immature Patients. A preliminary report.
               - Results of transphyseal anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction using patellar tendon autograft in tanner stage 3 or 4 adolescents with clearly open growth plates.  
               - Transphyseal Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction in Skeletally Immature Pubescent Adolescents
               - Transphyseal Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction in the Skeletally Immature: Follow-up to a Minimum of Sixteen Years of Age
               - Transphyseal Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction in Patients With Open Physes. 10-Year Follow-up Study





- References: 

Increased Lateral Tibial Slope Is a Risk Factor for Pediatric ACL Injury. An MRI-Based Case-Control Study of 152 Patients

Osgood-Schlatter's disease complicating anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction.

Arthroscopic treatment of anterior cruciate ligament avulsion.

Tears of the anterior cruciate ligament in adolescents.

Partial Tears of the Anterior Cruciate Ligament in Children and Adolescents

Associated injuries in pediatric and adolescent anterior cruciate ligament tears: does a delay in treatment increase the risk of meniscal tear?

Delayed Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction in Adolescents With Open Physes.

Suture of the torn anterior cruciate ligament. 5-year follow-up of 60 cases using an instrumental stability test.

Physeal Sparing Reconstruction of the Anterior Cruciate Ligament in Skeletally Immature Prepubescent Children and Adolescents.



Original Text by Clifford R. Wheeless, III, MD.

Last updated by Data Trace Staff on Saturday, November 14, 2015 10:39 am