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All-epiphyseal ACL reconstruction improves tibiofemoral contact: an in vitro study.

Authors
  • Stonestreet, Matthew J
  • Jones, Kerwyn C
  • Kirkpatrick, Marcus S
  • Shah, Kushal S
  • Frampton, Caroline E
  • Morscher, Melanie A
  • Elias, John J
Type
Published Article
Journal
Journal of pediatric orthopedics
Publication Date
Jan 01, 2012
Volume
32
Issue
1
Pages
15–20
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1097/BPO.0b013e31823b18bd
PMID: 22173382
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

The anterior shift of contact on the femur related to all-epiphyseal ACL reconstruction reduces changes related to ACL injury, which could reduce the risk of cartilage damage and meniscal injuries without violating the growth plate in pediatric patients.

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