Evaluation of cruciate ligament injuries. A review.

  title={Evaluation of cruciate ligament injuries. A review.},
  author={Y. Tegner and Jack Lysholm and M O Odensten and Jan Gillquist},
  journal={Acta orthopaedica Scandinavica},
  volume={59 3},
A good system for evaluating the degree of impairment, disability, and handicap of the patient with a cruciate ligament injury includes functional score, activity grading, stability testing, and measurements of performance and strength, all of which are relevant to different aspects of knee function. The symptom-related knee score gives a more differentiated picture of the disability than does a binomial rating of symptoms. A way of grading the disability in an objective way is to use a… CONTINUE READING

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