ACL surgery involves the repair or reconstruction of the anterior cruciate ligament in the knee.
The procedure is usually performed by arthroscopic surgery. This book is a comprehensive guide to ACL surgery for practising orthopaedic surgeons.
Comprising 34 chapters, the text covers the latest advances and explains all the different techniques. `Pearls and pitfalls' of each technique are described in depth. The book includes discussion on improving outcomes, rehabilitation, prevention of degenerative changes, elimination of laxity, and patient satisfaction. The text is highly illustrated with clinical photographs, diagrams and tables, and each topic features `tips and tricks' from expert surgeons. Key pointsComprehensive guide to anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) knee surgery for orthopaedic surgeonsExplains latest advances and techniques with `pearls and pitfalls'Includes discussion on improving outcomes and rehabilitationHighly illustrated with clinical photographs, diagrams and tables