Diagnostic value of knee extension torque tracings in suspected anterior cruciate ligament tears.

@article{Stratford1987DiagnosticVO,
  title={Diagnostic value of knee extension torque tracings in suspected anterior cruciate ligament tears.},
  author={Paul W. Stratford and V Agostino and Bruce Armstrong and Thomas Stewart and Sandy Weininger},
  journal={Physical therapy},
  year={1987},
  volume={67 10},
  pages={1533-6}
}
The purpose of this study was to determine the diagnostic accuracy of knee extensor muscle torque tracings in patients suspected of having damage to the anterior cruciate ligament of the knee joint. The knee extensor torque tracings of 30 patients suspected of having anterior instability of the knee joint were reviewed independently for abnormalities believed to be associated with anterior cruciate ligament damage. These results were compared blindly with an arthroscopic evaluation. The… CONTINUE READING