by Bernard Bach, Jr. (Editor), Nikhil Verma (Editor)
Curbside Consultation of the ACL: 49 Clinical Questions provides quick answers to the many questions most commonly posed during a “curbside consultation” between surgical colleagues.
Drs. Bernard R. Bach, Jr. and Nikhil N. Verma have designed this unique reference which offers expert advice, preferences, and opinions on tough clinical questions commonly associated with ACL management. The unique Q&A format provides quick access to current information related to ACL management with the simplicity of a conversation between two colleagues. Numerous images, diagrams, and references are included to enhance the text and to illustrate the management of ACL issues.
Curbside Consultation of the ACL: 49 Clinical Questions provides information basic enough for residents while also incorporating expert advice that even high-volume clinicians will appreciate. Practicing orthopedic surgeons, orthopedic residents and medical students will benefit from the user-friendly and casual format and the expert advice contained within.
Some of the questions that are answered:
How do you evaluate the failed ACL reconstruction?
What tricks do you have to avoid creation of a “vertical” tunnel when drilling a transtibial tunnel?
How do you evaluate, manage, and prevent motion problems?
How do you determine tibial tunnel position to optimize graft length and femoral tunnel position when performing an endoscopic technique?
How do you manage the expanded femoral or tibial tunnel in a failed ACL patient?
How do you manage the adolescent with open growth plates who has sustained an ACL injury?
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