Reconstruction of the anterior and posterior cruciate ligaments after knee dislocation. Use of early protected postoperative motion to decrease arthrofibrosis.

@article{Noyes1997ReconstructionOT,
  title={Reconstruction of the anterior and posterior cruciate ligaments after knee dislocation. Use of early protected postoperative motion to decrease arthrofibrosis.},
  author={Frank R. Noyes and Sue D. Barber-Westin},
  journal={The American journal of sports medicine},
  year={1997},
  volume={25 6},
  pages={769-78}
}
We report a critical rating of results for 11 patients with bicruciate ligament reconstructions and immediate protected knee motion after knee dislocations (seven acute and four chronic). Six patients had concurrent repair or reconstruction of medial ligamentous structures, and six had reconstruction of the lateral and posterolateral ligaments. All patients… CONTINUE READING