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Standbeencorrectie: informatie, klachten, diagnose en behandeling. Knee: information, symptoms, diagnosis and treatment.
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Pediatric Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) injuries

Opinions on whether pediatric ACL (anterior cruciate ligament) treatment should primarily be surgically reconstructed or conservatively treated are still divided within the pediatric orthopedic community. It is commonly believed that the incidence of pediatric ACL injuries is rising, however, only one study has documented an increase, and there are no other epidemiological studies available to support this assumption. Advances in diagnostic methods and increased awareness, in addition to earlier specialization in sports and higher numbers being active may have led to an increase in the incidence of pediatric ACL tears.

Maxima Medical Center EIndhoven-Veldhoven (The Netherlands) is a tertairy referral center for pediatric and adult ACL injuries in the Netherlands (Expertise Center for Sports and Complex Knee Ligament Injuries). 

RPA Janssen MD PhD was chair of an instructional Course Lecture on Pediatric ACL injuries at the ESSKA Congress in 2018 (Glasgow, Scotland). Together wit a team of experts, the take home messages were: 

See Publications for references.


RPA Janssen, MD PhD 
Orthopaedic Surgeon
Orthopaedic Associates Eindhoven Greater Area
Orthopedic Center Máxima
Máxima Medical Center (MMC)

Visiting adress MMC Eindhoven:
Ds. Th. Fliednerstraat 1
Ingang Zuid
5631 BM  Eindhoven
The Netherlands 
(outpatient clinic and surgery)

Visiting adress MMC Veldhoven:
De Run 4600
5504 DB  Veldhoven
The Netherlands
(Outpatient clinic)

Mail adress:
Postbus 90052
5600 PD  Eindhoven
The Netherlands

Tel. 0031 (0)40 88 88 600
(Call center Orthopedie)

Fax: 0031 (0)40 88 85 938
www.rpajanssen.com 

Links:
Orthopaedic Associates Eindhoven Greater Area
Máxima Medical Center
Orthopaedic Center Máxima
 

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