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Title: Knee stability assessment on anterior cruciate ligament injury: clinical and biomechanical approaches
Authors: Lam, Mak-Ham
Fong, Daniel Tik-Pui
Yung, Patrick Shu-Hang
Ho, Eric P.Y.
Chan, Wood-Yee
Chan, Kai-Ming
Keywords: Knee joint
Anterior cruciate ligament
Injury
Biomechanics
Issue Date: 2009
Publisher: BioMed Central (© the authors)
Citation: LAM, M. ... et al., 2009. Knee stability assessment on anterior cruciate ligament injury: clinical and biomechanical approaches. Sports Medicine, Arthroscopy, Rehabilitation, Therapy and Technology, DOI: 10.1186/1758-2555-1-20.
Abstract: Anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injury is common in knee joint accounting for 40% of sports injury. ACL injury leads to knee instability, therefore, understanding knee stability assessments would be useful for diagnosis of ACL injury, comparison between operation treatments and establishing return-to-sport standard. This article firstly introduces a management model for ACL injury and the contribution of knee stability assessment to the corresponding stages of the model. Secondly, standard clinical examination, intra-operative stability measurement and motion analysis for functional assessment are reviewed. Orthopaedic surgeons and scientists with related background are encouraged to understand knee biomechanics and stability assessment for ACL injury patients.
Version: Published
DOI: 10.1186/1758-2555-1-20
URI: https://dspace.lboro.ac.uk/2134/21210
Publisher Link: http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1758-2555-1-20
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