Management of anterior cruciate ligament injuries: evidence-based guideline

J Am Acad Orthop Surg. 2015 May;23(5):e1-5. doi: 10.5435/JAAOS-D-15-00094. Epub 2015 Mar 20.


Management of Anterior Cruciate Ligament Injuries: Evidence-Based Guideline is based on a systematic review of the current scientific and clinical research. This guideline has been endorsed by the National Academy of Sports Medicine, the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine, the National Athletic Trainers' Association, and the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. The guideline contains 20 recommendations, including both diagnosis and treatment. In addition, the work group highlighted the need for better research in the treatment of anterior cruciate ligament injuries.

MeSH terms

  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament / surgery*
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament Injuries
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction / methods
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction / standards*
  • Athletic Injuries / surgery
  • Evidence-Based Medicine / standards*
  • Humans
  • Knee Injuries / surgery
  • Orthopedics / standards*
  • Practice Guidelines as Topic*