oa South African Journal of Sports Medicine - Anterior cruciate ligament surgery - A survey of surgical technique and rehabilitation practice in Southern Africa
|Article Title||Anterior cruciate ligament surgery - A survey of surgical technique and rehabilitation practice in Southern Africa|
|© Publisher:||Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG)|
|Journal||South African Journal of Sports Medicine|
|Affiliations||1 *MRC/UCT Bioenergetics of Exercise Research Unit, Sport Science Institute of South Africa, University of Cape Town Medical School. **Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Cape Town Medical School|
|Publication Date||Jul 1998|
|Pages||24 - 28|
|Keyword(s)||Arthroscopies, Arthrotomies, Artificial grafts, Bone graft, Bone-patellar tendon, Gracilis tendon, Iliotibial band, Knee extensor mechanism, Post-operative ACL rehabilitation, Reconstruction procedure, Ruptured anterior cruciate ligament, Surgical procedures, Surgical repair and Transpatellar arthrotomy incisions|
Objectives : To assess the choice of surgical repair procedures and post-operative management of the ruptured Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) in the South African Orthopaedic community. Methods : A census questionnaire study was conducted on all 475 Orthopaedic surgeons registered with the Orthopaedic Association of South Africa during 1993/1994. The Chi-square test was used to determine statistical significance between different groups of respondents.
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