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Orthopaedic Surgery


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  1. Stress radiography. Stress radiographs should be obtained in skeletally immature patients with instability of the knee. A physeal fracture is more likely than a ligamentous injury in this population. MRI and computed tomography scans are not indicated at this point in the evaluation, although they may be useful later. KT-1000 arthrometer testing is used for objective measurement of anterior instability. Functional testing is not appropriate for acute injuries.

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