Korean J Sports Med.  2012 Jun;30(1):1-8. 10.5763/kjsm.2012.30.1.1.

The Management of Knee Dislocation and Multiple Ligament Injuries

Affiliations
  • 1Department of Nursing, Chodang University, Muan, Korea.
  • 2Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Wonkwang University School of Medicine, Iksan, Korea. cch@wonkwang.ac.kr

Abstract

Multiple ligament injuries of the knee means more than two ligament injuries, using as an analogue of the knee dislocation. The first priority in the early diagnosis and treatment of the knee dislocation is a vascular evaluation of extremity and careful neurovascular examination should be done firstly. It is common opinion in the treatment of multiple ligament injuries that surgical treatment is superior to conservative treatment. Especially, early ligament repair or reconstruction and aggressive rehabilitation are recommended in young active patients.

Keyword

Knee; Dislocation; Multiple ligament injuries
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