Management of complex knee ligament injuries.

@article{Fanelli2010ManagementOC,
  title={Management of complex knee ligament injuries.},
  author={Gregory C. Fanelli and James P. Stannard and Michael James Stuart and Peter Benjamin Macdonald and Robert G Marx and Daniel B. Whelan and Joel L. Boyd and Bruce A. Levy},
  journal={Instructional course lectures},
  year={2010},
  volume={60},
  pages={
          523-35
        }
}
The ideal management of the dislocated knee remains controversial. These injuries often can be elusive; a significant number of dislocated knees spontaneously reduce and appear relatively benign on routine radiographs. A high index of suspicion, based on the mechanism of injury, soft-tissue assessment of the limb, and the level of knee instability should alert the physician to the possibility of a dislocated knee. Early recognition and appropriate neurovascular assessment is paramount to the… CONTINUE READING

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