Multiple Ligamentous Injuries of the Knee in the Athlete

Publication Year: 2002

Edition: 1st Ed.

Authors/Editor: Schenck, Jr., Robert C.

ISBN: 978-0-89-203280-8

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Build your understanding of the diagnosis and management of multiple ligamentous injuries of the knee in athletes.

This monograph will broaden your clinical knowledge, yet is concise enough to absorb in just one or two sessions.

Expert contributors explore these issues in-depth:

  • Initial management; importance of history and clinical examination
  • Seriousness of the injury, including likelihood and treatment of associated neurovascular injuries
  • Mechanism of injury, relevant biomechanics, and diagnostic tests
  • Problems associated with closed treatment
  • Situations requiring open treatment vs. those that can be handled arthroscopically
  • Effects of early vs. late repair
  • Implications for return to play; rehabilitation after repair

Chapters are devoted to:

  • Anatomy, classification, and surgical exposures
  • High-energy dislocations
  • Nonligamentous injuries
  • Combined injuries of the ACL and MCL
  • Posterolateral corner injuries
  • PCL injuries
  • Bicruciate Injuries
  • Complications


Platform: Ovid
Product Type: Book
Author/Editor: Schenck, Jr., Robert C.
ISBN: 978-0-89-203280-8
Exercise Science
Physical Therapy
Rehabilitation & Physical Medicine
Sports Medicine
Language: English
Edition: 1st Ed.
Pages: 120
Year: 2002


Multiple Ligamentous Injuries of the Knee in the Athlete