Freddie H. Fu, MD D.Sc. (Hon.), D.Ps. (Hon.)
Distinguished Service Professor
University of Pittsburgh
David Silver Professor and Chairman
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
Head Team Physician, University of Pittsburgh Athletics
Jeremy M. Burnham, MD
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, USA
The main purpose for the focused issue:
1.To discuss the recent movement towards more individualized ACL reconstruction surgery.
2.To describe recent developments and trends in ACL surgical technique.
3.To describe factors associated with initial injury and retear risk.
4.To describe the most appropriate instruments to use when assessing outcomes.
The importance of individualized, anatomic anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction—for Annals of Joint Special ACL Edition
Jeremy M. Burnham, Freddie H. Fu
Role of the anterolateral complex in rotatory instability of the anterior cruciate ligament deficient knee
Gian Andrea Lucidi, Jonathan D. Hughes, Elmar Herbst, Jeremy M. Burnham, Volker Musahl
Nathan W. Skelley, Spencer P. Lake, Robert H. Brophy
Thomas P. Pfeiffer, Conor I. Murphy, Justin W. Arner, Volker Musahl
Bony morphologic factors affecting injury risk, rotatory stability, outcomes, and re-tear rate after anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction
Jeremy M. Burnham, Thomas Pfeiffer, Jason J. Shin, Elmar Herbst, Freddie H. Fu
Konsei Shino, Ryo Iuchi, Yuta Tachibana, Tomoki Ohori, Tatsuo Mae
Michael S. Laidlaw, Kadir Buyukdogan, Brian C. Werner, Mark D. Miller
Kathryn C. Hickey Lucas, Paul W. Kline, Mary Lloyd Ireland, Brian Noehren
Elmar Herbst, Guido Wierer, Felix Fischer, Peter Gföller, Christian Hoser, Christian Fink
Fabien Meta, Vincent A. Lizzio, Toufic R. Jildeh, Eric C. Makhni
Allograft augmentation of hamstring autografts was not a cost-effective treatment option for middle aged patients undergoing primary anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction
Cale A. Jacobs, Chaitu S. Malempati, Eric C. Makhni, Darren L. Johnson