Evaluation of knee ligament injuries with the IKDC form

@article{Hefti1993EvaluationOK,
  title={Evaluation of knee ligament injuries with the IKDC form},
  author={E. Hefti and Werner L. M{\"u}ller and Roland Peter Jakob and H. -U. St{\"a}ubli},
  journal={Knee Surgery, Sports Traumatology, Arthroscopy},
  year={1993},
  volume={1},
  pages={226-234}
}
Various scoring systems have been proposed to quantify the disability caused by knee ligament injuries and to evaluate the results of treatment. None of these systems has found worldwide acceptance, mainly because all scoring systems attribute numerical values to factors that are not quantifiable, and then the arbitrary scores are added together for parameters not comparable with each other. For these reasons a group of knee surgeons from Europe and America met in 1987 and founded the… CONTINUE READING
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