Tears of the anterior cruciate ligament in adolescents.

@article{Lipscomb1986TearsOT,
  title={Tears of the anterior cruciate ligament in adolescents.},
  author={Ann Lipscomb and A F Anderson},
  journal={The Journal of bone and joint surgery. American volume},
  year={1986},
  volume={68 1},
  pages={
          19-28
        }
}
Tears of the anterior cruciate ligament in adolescents are rare. From 1977 to 1983 we did a surgical reconstruction of that ligament, using the semitendinosus and gracilis tendons, in twenty-four athletes who were twelve to fifteen years old. We routinely supplemented that procedure with the Ellison or Losee extra-articular reconstruction. The length of follow-up averaged thirty-five months. There were sixteen excellent, seven good, and one fair-plus result. Only one patient showed a… CONTINUE READING
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