The functional outcome of total tears of the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) in the skeletally immature patient

@article{Arbes2006TheFO,
  title={The functional outcome of total tears of the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) in the skeletally immature patient},
  author={Stephanie Arbes and Christoph Resinger and Vilmos V{\'e}csei and Thomas Nau},
  journal={International Orthopaedics},
  year={2006},
  volume={31},
  pages={471-475}
}
Tears of the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) in the skeletally immature patient are becoming more prevalent. The aim of this study was to describe the functional outcome and to evaluate the best management of total tears of the ACL in skeletally immature patient. Twenty consecutive, skeletally immature patients with a clinically evident rupture of the anterior cruciate ligament were followed up for a mean of 5.4 years. The mean age at the time of injury was 13.9 years old. The study group… CONTINUE READING
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