Cruciate ligament injury in children represents a special problem because they are still growing.

ACL repair in children

Some surgeons will risk the growth plate disturbance and perform a standard modern adult cruciate reconstruction procedure, damaging as little of the growth plate as possible. This eBook explores a different approach.

  • Introduction
  • Growth Plates
  • The Big Dilemma
  • Children at risk
  • Patterns of Injury
  • Evaluation
  • Options for Management
  • Options for the Graft Material
  • Looking at ACL Repair as an option
  • The ACL Repair Procedure
  • Take Home Message

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