Cartilage injury after acute, isolated anterior cruciate ligament tear: Immediate and longitudinal effect with clinical/MRI follow-up Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament Injuries
  • Cartilage, Articular
  • Knee Injuries

abstract

  • All patients with acute, traumatic ACL disruption sustained a chondral injury at the time of initial impact with subsequent longitudinal chondral degradation in compartments unaffected by the initial "bone bruise," a process that is accelerated at 5 to 7 years' follow-up.

publication date

  • February 2012

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1177/0363546511423380

PubMed ID

  • 21952715

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 276

end page

  • 85

volume

  • 40

number

  • 2