Anterior cruciate ligament injuries in patients with open physes.

  title={Anterior cruciate ligament injuries in patients with open physes.},
  author={Anthony W. Parker and David J Drez and Judy L Cooper},
  journal={The American journal of sports medicine},
  volume={22 1},
From July 1988 to August 1989, six children with open physes and injuries to the anterior cruciate ligament were treated operatively. All injuries involved twisting episodes during sports activities. All six patients had meniscal abnormalities, and, additionally, one patient sustained a Grade III medical ligament tear and had a lateral patellar dislocation. Operative reconstruction used hamstring tendons and place a groove over the front of the tibia and a groove over the top of the femur… CONTINUE READING


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