2013

The ACL Handbook

Knee Biology, Mechanics, and Treatment

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ISBN: 978-1-4614-0759-1 (Print) 978-1-4614-0760-7 (Online)

Table of contents (22 chapters)

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  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xi

  2. ACL Injury: The Clinical Problem

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      Pages 1-1

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      ACL Injury Epidemiology

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      Pages 19-28

      History of ACL Treatment and Current Gold Standard of Care

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      Pages 29-40

      ACL Clinical Outcomes

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      Pages 41-59

      ACL Treatment in the Skeletally Immature Patient

  3. ACL Injury: The Biologic Problem

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 61-61

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      Pages 63-72

      The Biology of the Normal ACL

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      Pages 73-89

      The Role of Inflammation and Blood Cells in Wound Healing

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      Pages 91-100

      The ACL Response to Injury

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      Pages 101-112

      The Biology of Impaired Healing of Joint Tissues

  4. Translational Medicine: In Vitro and In Vivo Models

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 113-113

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      Pages 115-122

      Translational Medicine

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      Pages 123-137

      In Vitro Models of ACL Injury

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      Pages 139-166

      In Vivo Models of ACL Injury (Central Defect, Porcine, Ovine, Canine)

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      Pages 167-177

      Tissue Engineering of Ligaments and Tendons

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      Pages 179-200

      Outcome Assessment for ACL Tissue Engineering

  5. Stimulating Healing of the ACL Using Tissue Engineering

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      Pages 201-201

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      Pages 203-214

      Scaffolds and Biologic Additives for ACL Surgery

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      Pages 215-224

      Use of Biologics to Treat Partial ACL Tears

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      Pages 225-238

      Can We Get a Complete ACL Tear to Heal?

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      Pages 239-248

      The Effects of Platelets and Their Concentration on ACL Healing

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      Pages 249-263

      The Effects of WBCs and RBCs on Ligament Healing

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      Pages 265-272

      Safety of the Bio-enhanced Repair

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      Pages 273-284

      Reinnervation and Revascularization in Engineered ACL Healing

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