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Posterolateral Knee Injuries

Anatomy, Evaluation, And Treatment

by Robert F., M.D., Ph.D. LaPrade

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Published by Thieme Medical Publishers .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Medical / Orthopedics,
  • Orthopedics,
  • Sports Medicine,
  • Medical,
  • Knee,
  • Knee Injuries,
  • Treatment,
  • Wounds and injuries,
  • diagnosis

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages256
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL12327475M
    ISBN 101588903036
    ISBN 109781588903037


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"Posterolateral Knee Injuries: Anatomy, Evaluation, and Treatment" covers the complex anatomy of the posterolateral knee, the varied examination techniques, surgical and nonsurgical treatments, and therapeutic and rehabilitative exercises available to manage conditions of the posterolateral knee.

This book discusses the multi-pronged approaches used to manage posterolateral ligament tears, posterolateral rotatory instability, combined ligament injuries, injuries Cited Posterolateral Knee Injuries book Posterolateral Knee Injuries: Anatomy, Evaluation, and Treatment covers the complex anatomy of the posterolateral knee, the varied examination techniques, surgical and nonsurgical treatments, and therapeutic and rehabilitative exercises available Posterolateral Knee Injuries book manage conditions of the posterolateral book discusses the multi-pronged approaches used to manage posterolateral /5(2).

Posterolateral Knee Injuries: Anatomy, Evaluation, and Treatment covers the complex anatomy of the posterolateral knee, the varied examination techniques, surgical Posterolateral Knee Injuries book nonsurgical treatments, and therapeutic and rehabilitative exercises available to manage conditions of the posterolateral knee.

This book discusses the multi-pronged approaches used to manage posterolateral ligament tears, posterolateral rotatory instability, combined ligament injuries, injuries causing abnormal knee. Introduction. The posterolateral corner (PLC) was once regarded as the “dark side of Posterolateral Knee Injuries book knee” owing to the complex and variable anatomy superimposed on the inconsistent terminology used in the literature to describe the structures Posterolateral Knee Injuries book this gh infrequent, injuries to the PLC can lead to devastating consequences, including chronic knee instability, cartilage damage, and Cited by: - Buy Posterolateral Knee Injuries: Anatomy, Evaluation and Treatment book online at best prices in India on Read Posterolateral Knee Injuries: Anatomy, Evaluation and Treatment book reviews & author details and more at /5(2).

Posterolateral corner injuries are commonly associated with ACL or PCL tears, with only 28% of all PLC injuries occurring in isolation. Failing to address a PLC injury may compromise concurrent cruciate ligament reconstructions and could furthermore derive in altered knee biomechanics, which ultimately can lead to early degenerative changes of the joint (2 - Cited by: Posterolateral Corner Knee Injuries.

Injuries to the posterolateral corner (PLC) of the knee account for 16% of knee ligament injuries. These type of injuries are complex and frequently overlooked and are commonly associated ACL or PCL injuries.

The posterolateral knee has 28 separate Posterolateral Knee Injuries book components. Posterolateral Knee Injuries: Anatomy, Evaluation, and Treatment covers the complex anatomy of the posterolateral knee, the varied examination techniques, surgical and nonsurgical Posterolateral Knee Injuries book, and therapeutic and rehabilitative exercises available to manage conditions Posterolateral Knee Injuries book the posterolateral knee.

Posterolateral Knee Injuries: Anatomy, Evaluation, and Treatment covers the complex anatomy of the posterolateral knee, the varied examination techniques, surgical and nonsurgical treatments, and therapeutic and rehabilitative exercises available to manage conditions of the posterolateral book discusses the multi-pronged approaches used to manage posterolateral ligament tears, posterolateral rotatory instability, combined ligament injuries, injuries causing abnormal knee.

primary static restraint to varus stress on the knee and has a secondary role of limiting external rota-tion, Posterolateral Knee Injuries book during the early phase of flexion, which peaks at 30° (7).

LaPrade and Terry (8) re-ported injuries of the LCL in 23% of patients who had posterolateral rotational instability at the time of surgery. Pathology – injury to a structure in the posterolateral aspect of the knee, specifically the lateral (fibular) collateral ligament, popliteus tendon and/or popliteofibular ligament.

Presentation – posterolateral knee pain, knee instability, possible common peroneal nerve signs and symptoms. Diagnosis – combining history with clinical tests, stress X-Rays and MRI.

The knee may extend too far backwards (hyperextend) or bow outward, making it painful and unstable and change the way a patient normally walks.

This gait abnormality may then cause problems to the hips and back. Knee arthritis is a frequent result of these injuries if they are severe and not effectively treated. Posterolateral Knee Injuries: Anatomy, Evaluation, And Treatment 1st Edition Read & Download - By Robert F, MD, PhD LaPrade Posterolateral Knee Injuries: Anatomy, Evaluation, And Posterolateral Knee Injuries book Posterolateral Knee Injuries: Anatomy, Evaluation, and Treatment covers the complex anatomy of th - Read Online Books at   Introduction.

Posterolateral instability may cause significant functional limitations. Although previously considered rare, posterolateral corner (PLC) injuries have been increasingly recognized and account for approximately 16% of all knee ligament injuries,1 often presenting with concomitant anterior and posterior cruciate ligament injuries.2, 3, 4 Failure to detect these injuries.

Posterolateral knee injuries can be very debilitating. It is important to understand the complex anatomy and pertinent diagnostic tests to properly treat posterolateral knee injuries.

Isolated posterolateral corner (PLC) injuries of the knee are rare and are commonly associated with either posterior cruciate ligament (PCL) injury, anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injury, or as a part of multi-ligamentous injury – such as in knee dislocation.

Download eBook: Posterolateral Knee Injuries. Anatomy, Evaluation and Treatment. Edited by Robert F. LaPrade. Publisher: Thieme. This First Edition text of. Posterolateral corner injuries of the knee are injuries to a complex area formed by the interaction of multiple structures.

Injuries to the posterolateral corner can be debilitating to the person and require recognition and treatment to avoid long term consequences. Injuries to the PLC often occur in combination with other ligamentous injuries to the knee; most commonly the anterior Specialty: Orthopedics.

The purpose of this article is to review the clinical importance and MRI appearances of injuries to the posterolateral corner of the knee. CONCLUSION. Injuries to the posterolateral corner structures of the knee can cause significant disability due to instability, cartilage degeneration, and cruciate graft by: Covey DC.

Current Concepts review. Injuries to the posterolateral corner of the knee. J Bone Joint Surg Am. LaPrade RF. Arthroscopic evaluation of the lateral compartment of knees with grade 3 posterolateral knee complex injuries. Am J Sports Med. ; Posterolateral corner injury The posterolateral corner is comprised of a collection of bones, ligaments, tendons, and muscles in the back (posterior), outside (lateral) corner of the knee.

These structures have been shown to work together to stabilize the knee and prevent varus (bowlegged), external rotation (motion away from the center of the. injury to one of the main structures comprising the posteromedial corner (PMC) of the knee. these structures contribute to the static and dynamic stability of the knee, including a supporting role in multiligament knee injuries.

compared to the posterolateral corner, considerably less literature has focused on the medial side of the knee /5. When posterolateral corner injury is sus-pected, testing for increased varus and exter-nal rotation should be performed at various The Posterolateral Corner of the Knee Emily N.

Vinson1 OBJECTIVE Nancy M. Major Clyde A. Helms Vinson EN, Major NM, Helms CA 1All authors: Department of Radiology, Duke University. The knee PLC injuries are frequently seen, with other major knee injuries, such as ACL and PCL.

Objective: This article aimed to clarify PLC injuries that could be diagnosed by MRI, and may have an impact on the management of the associated major knee t and methods: It was conducted through retrospective MRI revision of patients who were presented with post-traumatic knee Author: Mahmoud Agha.

Introduction and incidence of posterolateral knee injuries --History of the nomenclature and study of the anatomy of the posterolateral knee --Comprehensive anatomy of the structures of the posterolateral knee --Mechanism and presenting history of posterolateral knee injuries --Clinical examination of posterolateral knee injuries --Clinicaly.

Posterolateral Corner (PLC) Injuries commonly happen in combination with other knee injuries, especially to the ACL and PCL and with tibial plateau fractures.

Depending on the severity and degree of injury, Posterolateral Corner (PLC) Injuries. The astute clinician should always be conscious of the potential of associated injuries or referred pain involving the lateral aspect of the knee.

Ligamentous injuries of the posterolateral corner are rarely isolated and frequently involve injury to the ACL or PCL. Lateral knee pain may also occur as a result of referred pain from the lumbar spine.

The knee is a complex joint of many parts. The posterolateral corner (PLC) of the knee is one such complex area. However a complex area can be described simply: (postero) back (lateral) outside - the back and outer side of the knee. It can also be treated in many cases more simply than aggressive reconstructive surgery.

ligamentous knee injuries, rehabilitation i njuries to the posterolateral corner (PLC) of the knee are most commonly associated with athletic traumas, motor vehicle accidents, and falls.

10 PLC injuries account for 16% of knee ligament injuries 47 and often occur in combination with other ligament11,16 injuries. Robert F. LaPrade is a knee surgeon, practicing at Twin Cities Orthopedics in Edina, Minnesota.

He is a specialist in treating posterolateral knee has received the OREF Clinical Research Award for his research in improving outcomes for these injuries, and is the author of a textbook on the : OREF Clinical Research Award.

Posterolateral corner injuries usually cause pain at the back and outside of the knee. Often, posterolateral corner injuries are overlooked upon evaluation of the ACL or PCL tear. When detected, it is possible to rebuild the posterolateral corner of the knee during surgery, adding greater stability to the newly reconstructed ACL or PCL.

Injuries to the posterolateral corner most often occur along with injuries to the cruciate ligaments, the ACL, and the PCL. Posterolateral corner injuries often occur with knee dislocations. About 70% of posterolateral corner injuries occur in the setting of an injury to the ACL and/or PCL.

In about % of patients, there is an isolated. Posterolateral knee injuries often will show bone edema on the anteromedial aspect of the lateral femoral condyle. (48) This pattern of edema was present in all cases of combined PCL and posterolateral corner knee injuries in a study by Ross and colleagues.

(48) The size of the fibular styloid fracture may also indicate the severity of injury. Pain on the posterolateral aspect of the knee is a typical symptom in the isolated acute PLC injuries.

Some patients complain of neurologic symptoms. DeLee et al. 17) reported the injury of the peroneal nerve was present in 2 of 12 patients with an isolated PLC by: 9. Posterolateral corner injuries of the knee are usually associated with injuries to other structures of the knee.

It is not unusual to miss this injury during the initial assessment. POSTEROLATERAL CORNER INJURIES OF THE KNEE VOL. B, No. 2, FEBRUARY 15% of reconstructions of the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) failed as a result of an unrecognised or untreated injury to the posterolateral corner.

In agreement with LaPrade5 we suspected that injury to the posterolateral corner often remained undiagnosed at the. Injuries to the posterolateral corner of the knee (PLC for short) are most commonly associated with athletic traumas, motor vehicle accidents and falls.

PLC injuries account for 16% of all knee ligament injuries and often occur in combination with other cruciate ligament injuries. Posterolateral instability is defined as the instability that results from injuries to the posterolateral stabilising structures of the knee.

This instability is posterior, varus and external rotation. Isolated posterolateral ligamentous instability of the knee is however by: 4.

Posterior-lateral corner injury can be a big problem, but the good news is that most of these injuries don’t need surgery. Some will heal with bracing or physical therapy. We’ve been successful in treating these using precise injections.

Posterolateral Corner Knee Injuries: Review of Anatomy and Clinical Evaluation Eric W. Schweller, DO Peter J. Ward, PhD The structures in the posterolateral corner of the knee, which stabilize the joint, are often involved in injuries to the posterior cruciate ligament.

Familiar struc -Cited by: 4. This book provides in-depth descriptions of the extra pdf surgical techniques that may be employed when performing ligament reconstruction in patients with injuries involving the posterolateral and posteromedial corners of the knee. The dial test, varus stress test and posterior drawer test all assess the posterolateral corner of the knee.

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