Effects of revisional ACL surgery in semi-professional athletes in "high-risk pivoting sports" with chronic anterior instability of the knee.

@article{Eberhardt2000EffectsOR,
  title={Effects of revisional ACL surgery in semi-professional athletes in "high-risk pivoting sports" with chronic anterior instability of the knee.},
  author={Christian Eberhardt and Sabrina Wentz and Thea Leonhard and Ludwig Zichner},
  journal={Journal of orthopaedic science : official journal of the Japanese Orthopaedic Association},
  year={2000},
  volume={5 3},
  pages={205-9}
}
This is a retrospective study of semi-professional athletes in "high-risk pivoting sports" after repetitive injuries of the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) with chronic anterior instability of the knee. Effects of revisional ACL surgery on the progression of osteoarthritis, sport capacity, and knee pain were observed. Twenty-four patients, with an average age of 25.5 years, were examined on average 36.9 months postoperatively. Compared with the preoperative findings we noted a significant… CONTINUE READING