Ligament bracing–augmented primary suture repair in multiligamentous knee injuries (2014)

Abstract: Objective: Reconstruction of knee stability by primary ligament sutures and additional augmentation after knee dislocation.

Indications: Acute knee dislocation Schenck type III and IV. Operative treatment should be performed within 7 days after injury.

Contraindications: Chronic instability after knee dislocation, refixable bony avulsions, critical soft tissue, infection, lack of compliance.

Surgical technique: Supine position with electric leg holder. Short arthroscopic assessment of concomitant injuries……

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