Reinforced iliotibial tenodesis for chronic anterolateral instability of the knee: a 6-year follow-up.

@article{Christodoulou2005ReinforcedIT,
  title={Reinforced iliotibial tenodesis for chronic anterolateral instability of the knee: a 6-year follow-up.},
  author={Nikos Ath Christodoulou and Christos V Sdrenias and Rizos N Tsaknis and Andreas F Mavrogenis and Alexandra M Tsigginou},
  journal={Orthopedics},
  year={2005},
  volume={28 5},
  pages={472-8; discussion 478}
}
Reinforced iliotibial tenodesis is an extra-articular procedure to eliminate anterolateral instability of an anterior cruciate ligament-deficient knee. The procedure carries a low complication rate and offers an easy rehabilitation program. This study evaluated the use of reinforced iliotibial tenodesis in a select group of 52 patients with a mean age of 41 years (range: 38-50 years). Obese patients, professional athletes, and patients with more complex injuries (eg, concomitant posterior… CONTINUE READING