ACL Injuries in Female Athletes

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Author: Robin West, MD, Brandon Bryant, BS, MD
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication Date: 2019
ISBN 10: 0323548393
ISBN 13: 9780323548397
eISBN: 9780323548403
Edition: 1st
This easy-to-read reference presents a succinct overview of clinically-focused topics covering the prevention, treatment, and rehabilitation of ACL injuries in the female athlete. Written by two professional team physicians, it provides practical, focused information for orthopaedic and sports medicine surgeons and physicians. *Covers ACL injury risk factors and prevention, including biomechanics, biology, and anatomy of the female athlete. *Discusses graft choices, the biology of healing, rehabilitation and return to play, future options for treatment, and more. *Addresses special considerations such as pediatric ACL and revision ACL. *Consolidates today's available information and experience in this timely area into one convenient resource.
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