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Title The ACL handbook : knee biology, mechanics, and treatment / Martha M. Murray, Patrick Vavken, Braden C. Fleming, editors
Published New York, NY : Springer, ©2013


Description 1 online resource (xi, 317 pages) : illustrations (some color)
Contents Part I: ACL Injury: The Clinical Problem -- ACL Injury Epidemiology -- History of ACL Treatment and Current Gold Standard of Care -- ACL Clinical Outcomes -- ACL Treatment in the Skeletally Immature Patient -- Part II: ACL Injury: The Biologic Problem -- The Biology of the Normal ACL -- The Role of Infl ammation and Blood Cells in Wound Healing -- The ACL Response to Injury -- The Biology of Impaired Healing of Joint Tissues -- Part III: Translational Medicine: In Vitro and In Vivo Models -- Translational Medicine -- In Vitro Models of ACL Injury -- In Vivo Models of ACL Injury (Central Defect, Porcine, Ovine, Canine) -- Tissue Engineering of Ligaments and Tendons -- Outcome Assessment for ACL Tissue Engineering -- Part IV: Stimulating Healing of the ACL Using Tissue Engineering -- Scaffolds and Biologic Additives for ACL Surgery -- Use of Biologics to Treat Partial ACL Tears -- Can We Get a Complete ACL Tear to Heal? -- The Effects of Platelets and Their Concentration on ACL Healing -- The Effects of WBCs and RBCs on Ligament Healing -- Safety of the Bio-enhanced Repair -- Reinnervation and Revascularization in Engineered ACL Healing -- Bio-enhancement of ACL Graft Healing -- The Effects of Age and Skeletal Maturity on Healing of the Anterior Cruciate Ligament
Summary This handbook takes a complete view of ACL injuries and treatments. It discusses normal ACL and knee mechanics, the body's response to ACL injury, and development of new treatment methods
Analysis Medicine
Physical therapy
Sports medicine
Medicine & Public Health
Biomedicine general
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes English
In Springer eBooks
Subject Anterior cruciate ligament -- Wounds and injuries -- Handbooks, manuals, etc
Anterior cruciate ligament -- Wounds and injuries -- Treatment -- Handbooks, manuals, etc
Anterior cruciate ligament.
Anterior Cruciate Ligament
Anterior cruciate ligament
Anterior cruciate ligament -- Wounds and injuries
medicines (material)
Genre/Form manuals (instructional materials)
Handbooks and manuals
Handbooks and manuals.
Guides et manuels.
Form Electronic book
Author Murray, Martha M.
Vavken, Patrick.
Fleming, Braden C.
ISBN 9781461407607