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Knee instability: the orthopedic approach.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  15812708     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Clinical management of knee ligament injuries ranges from simple observation to complex multiligament reconstruction. Radiographic evaluation, including magnetic resonance imaging, is an important part of the diagnostic regimen that may significantly alter the treatment plan. This article reviews the clinical presentation and evaluation of isolated and combined knee ligament injuries and presents the indications, utility, and clinical impact of radiographic imaging on surgical management.
Authors:
Jeffrey R Cummings; Robert A Pedowitz
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Seminars in musculoskeletal radiology     Volume:  9     ISSN:  1089-7860     ISO Abbreviation:  Semin Musculoskelet Radiol     Publication Date:  2005 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2005-04-06     Completed Date:  2005-09-08     Revised Date:  2005-11-16    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9717520     Medline TA:  Semin Musculoskelet Radiol     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  5-16     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
San Diego Arthroscopy and Sports Medicine Fellowship, University of California San Diego, San Diego, California, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Humans
Joint Instability / diagnosis,  therapy*
Knee Injuries / diagnosis,  physiopathology,  therapy*
Knee Joint / physiopathology,  radiography,  surgery*
Ligaments, Articular / injuries,  pathology,  radiography
Magnetic Resonance Imaging / methods
Orthopedics / methods*
Physical Examination / methods

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