Management and complications of anterior cruciate ligament injuries in skeletally immature patients: survey of the Herodicus Society and The ACL Study Group.

@article{Kocher2002ManagementAC,
  title={Management and complications of anterior cruciate ligament injuries in skeletally immature patients: survey of the Herodicus Society and The ACL Study Group.},
  author={Mininder S. Kocher and Hillary S Saxon and W David Hovis and Richard J. Hawkins},
  journal={Journal of pediatric orthopedics},
  year={2002},
  volume={22 4},
  pages={452-7}
}
Expert opinion regarding experience with the management and complications of pediatric anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injuries was studied by surveying members of The Herodicus Society and The ACL Study Group. There was large practice variation in initial management and ACL reconstruction technique. There were 15 reported cases of growth disturbance: 8 cases of distal femoral valgus deformity with arrest of the lateral distal femoral physis, 3 cases of tibial recurvatum with arrest of the… CONTINUE READING
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