Evaluation of reconstructive surgery using artificial ligaments in 71 acute knee dislocations

@article{Ranger2010EvaluationOR,
  title={Evaluation of reconstructive surgery using artificial ligaments in 71 acute knee dislocations},
  author={Pierre Ranger and Alexandre Renaud and Philippe Phan and Philippe Dahan and Eros De Oliveira and Jos{\'e}e Delisle},
  journal={International Orthopaedics},
  year={2010},
  volume={35},
  pages={1477-1482}
}
This retrospective study assessed the results of 71 patients with knee dislocations who underwent acute combined repair and reconstruction using Ligament Advancement Reinforcement System (LARS) artificial ligaments between June 1996 and May 2008 with a follow-up between two and eight years. The outcome measures used were the Lysholm score, the International Knee Documentation Committee form (IKDC 2000), the Tegner activity level score, the Meyers ratings, Telos stress radiography, range of… CONTINUE READING