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Reconstruction for Medial Instability of the Knee

Surgical Technique
  • D. H. O’Donoghue
Conference paper

Abstract

In dealing with acute knee ligament injuries, the main thing is to find the torn ligaments and to put them together again. Knee reconstruction, on the contrary, is a salvage operation. The questions to be answered are: Who should have a ligament reconstruction? Why should it be done? When should it be done? Where should it be done? Who should do it?

Keywords

Anterior Cruciate Ligament Patellar Tendon Medial Collateral Ligament Medial Side Ligament Reconstruction 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1978

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  • D. H. O’Donoghue

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