Epidemiology of anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction. Trends, readmissions, and subsequent knee surgery Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament
  • Knee Injuries
  • Orthopedic Procedures

abstract

  • The rate of anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction has increased in frequency. Also, while anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction appears to be a safe procedure, the risk of a subsequent operation on either knee is increased among younger patients and those treated by a lower-volume surgeon or at a lower-volume hospital.

publication date

  • October 2009

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.2106/JBJS.H.00539

PubMed ID

  • 19797565

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 2321

end page

  • 8

volume

  • 91

number

  • 10