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Laurie Bracey

Centennial High School


Dr. Craig Bennett
UMMC
Pediatric Anterior Cruciate Ligament
Reconstruction
What I Do Research
Shadowing Pediatric ACL Surgeries
OR Case study
University of Maryland Physical examinations and MRI
Rehabilitiation& Orthopaedic Perform follow ups
Institute Record infomation
Total knee replacements 10 children
ACL reconstructions/repairs Both ACL repair and reconstruction
Hip injections
Clinic
University of Maryland
Orthopaedics at College Park
Pre and Post op appointments
PRP injections
Casting
Femur to tibia
85% stability - preventanterior translation of the
tibiarelative to femur
Twisting in opposite directions
"Pop"
Operative treatment ACLR
Tunneling
Graft
Hamstring
Patella
Allograft
Physes
Distal femur, proximal tibia 60%-70% of growth
Fusion(<14 years)
Tunneling
Premature closure
Leg length discrepancies
Angular deformities
Skeletally immature
Meniscal damage
Early osteoarthritis
In the United States
there are between
100,000 and
200,000ACL
rupturesper year

Patients treated with


surgical
reconstruction of the
ACL have long-term
success rates of82
percentto95
percent