Lower Extremity Publications


Kay J, Memon M, Shah A, Yen YM, Samuelsson K, Peterson D, Simunovic N, Flageole H, Ayeni OR. Earlier anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction is associated with a decreased risk of medial meniscal and articular cartilage damage in children and adolescents: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc. 2018 Jun 6.


Ardern CL, Ekås GR, Grindem H, Moksnes H, Anderson A, Chotel F, Cohen M, Forssblad M, Ganley TJ, Feller JA, Karlsson JKocher MS, LaPrade RF, McNamee M, Mandelbaum B, Micheli L, Mohtadi NGH, Reider B, Roe JP, Seil R, Siebold R, Silvers-Granelli HJ, Soligard T, Witvrouw E, Engebretsen L. Prevention, diagnosis and management of paediatric ACL injuries. Br J Sports Med. 2018 May 17.

Ardern CL, Ekås GR, Grindem H, Moksnes H, Anderson AF, Chotel F, Cohen M, Forssblad M, Ganley TJ, Feller JA, Karlsson JKocher MS, LaPrade RF, McNamee M, Mandelbaum B, Micheli L, Mohtadi N, Reider B, Roe J, Seil R, Siebold R, Silvers-Granelli HJ, Soligard T, Witvrouw E, Engebretsen L. 2018 International Olympic Committee consensus statement on prevention, diagnosis and management of paediatric anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injuries. Br J Sports Med. 2018 Apr;52(7):422-438. Epub 2018 Feb 24.

Montalvo AM, Schneider DK, Yut L, Webster KE, Beynnon B, Kocher MS, Myer GD. "What's my risk of sustaining an ACL injury while playing sports?" A systematic review with meta-analysis. Br J Sports Med. 2018 Mar 7.

Christino MA, Tepolt FASugimoto DMicheli LJKocher MS. Revision ACL Reconstruction in Children and Adolescents. J Pediatr Orthop. 2018 Mar 5.

Sugimoto DHeyworth BE, Brodeur JJ, Kramer DEKocher MSMicheli LJ. Effect of Graft Type on Balance and Hop Tests in Adolescent Males following Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction. J Sport Rehabil. 2018 Feb 21:1-27.

Vavken P, Tepolt FAKocher MS. Concurrent Meniscal and Chondral Injuries in Pediatric and Adolescent Patients Undergoing ACL Reconstruction. J Pediatr Orthop. 2018 Feb;38(2):105-109.

Fabricant PD, Yen YMKramer DEKocher MSMicheli LJ, Lawrence JTR, Ganley TJ, Heyworth BE. Fixation of Traumatic Chondral-Only Fragments of the Knee in Pediatric and Adolescent Athletes: A Retrospective Multicenter Report. Orthop J Sports Med. 2018 Feb 7;6(2).

DeFrancesco CJ, Storey EP, Shea KG, Kocher MS, Ganley TJ. Challenges in the Management of Anterior Cruciate Ligament Ruptures in Skeletally Immature Patients. J Am Acad Orthop Surg. 2018 Feb 1;26(3):e50-e61.

Pace JL, Nasreddine AY, Simoni M, Zurakowski D, Kocher MS. Dynamic Splinting in Children and Adolescents With Stiffness After Knee Surgery. J Pediatr Orthop. 2018 Jan;38(1):38-43.

Evans BT, Tepolt FA, Niu E, Kramer DEKocher MS. Intra-articular findings during the modified Brostrom procedure for lateral instability of the pediatric ankle. J Pediatr Orthop B. 2018 Jan;27(1):73-76.

Stenquist DS, Gonzalez TA, Tepolt FAKramer DEKocher MS. Calcaneofibular Ligament Transfer for Recurrent Peroneal Tendon Subluxation in Pediatric and Young Adult Patients. J Pediatr Orthop. 2018 Jan;38(1):44-48.


Beveridge JE, Machan JT, Walsh EG, Kiapour AM, Karamchedu NP, Chin KE, Proffen BL, Sieker JT, Murray MM, Fleming BC. Magnetic resonance measurements of tissue quantity and quality using T(2) * relaxometry predict temporal changes in the biomechanical properties of the healing ACL. J Orthop Res. 2017 Dec 11.

Kramer DE, Miller PE, Berrahou IK, Yen YMHeyworth BE. Collateral Ligament Knee Injuries in Pediatric and Adolescent Athletes. J Pediatr Orthop. 2017 Dec 8.

DeFrancesco CJ, Storey EP, Shea KG, Kocher MS, Ganley TJ. Challenges in the Management of Anterior Cruciate Ligament Ruptures in Skeletally Immature Patients. J Am Acad Orthop Surg. 2017 Dec 8.

Kocher MS, Fabricant PD, Nasreddine AY, Stenquist N, Kramer DE, Lee JT. Efficacy of the Modified Broström Procedure for Adolescent Patients With Chronic Lateral Ankle Instability. J Pediatr Orthop. 2017 Dec;37(8):537-542.

Kocher MS, Logan CA, Kramer DE. Discoid Lateral Meniscus in Children: Diagnosis, Management, and Outcomes. J Am Acad Orthop Surg. 2017 Nov;25(11):736-743.

Stewart RC, Honkanen JTJ, Kokkonen HT, Tiitu V, Saarakkala S, Joukainen A, Snyder BD, Jurvelin JS, Grinstaff MW, Töyräs J. Contrast-Enhanced Computed Tomography Enables Quantitative Evaluation of Tissue Properties at Intrajoint Regions in Cadaveric Knee Cartilage. Cartilage. 2017 Oct;8(4):391-399.

Kelly BA, Naqvi M, Rademacher ES, Miller PE, Hedequist DJGlotzbecker MPMatheney THShore BJ. Fracture Table Application for Pediatric Femur Fractures: Incidence and Risk Factors Associated With Adverse Outcomes. J Pediatr Orthop. 2017 Jul 17.

Perrone GS, Proffen BL, Kiapour AM, Sieker JT, Fleming BC, Murray MM. Bench-to-Bedside: Bridge-Enhanced Anterior Cruciate Ligament Repair. J Orthop Res. 2017 Jun 13.

Anderson ME, Wu JS, Vargas SO. CORR (®) Tumor Board: Is There Benefit to Free Over Pedicled Vascularized Grafts in Augmenting Tibial Intercalary Allograft Constructs? Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2017 May;475(5):1319-1321.

Wall EJ, Milewski MD, Carey JL, Shea KG, Ganley TJ, Polousky JD, Grimm NL, Eismann EA, Jacobs JC Jr, Murnaghan L, Nissen CW, Myer GD; Research in Osteochondritis of the Knee (ROCK) Group., Weiss J, Edmonds EW, Anderson AF, Lyon RM, Heyworth BE, Fabricant PD, Zbojniewicz A. The Reliability of Assessing Radiographic Healing of Osteochondritis Dissecans of the Knee. Am J Sports Med. 2017 May;45(6):1370-1375.

Fabricant PD, Kocher MS. Management of ACL Injuries in Children and Adolescents. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2017 Apr 5;99(7):600-612.

Nault ML, Gascon L, Hébert-Davies J, Leduc S, Laflamme GY, Kramer D. Modification of Distal Tibiofibular Relationship After a Mild Syndesmotic Injury. Foot Ankle Spec. 2017 Apr;10(2):133-138. doi: 10.1177/1938640016668235. Epub 2016 Sep 20.

Boyle MJ, Hogue GD, Heyworth BEAckerman KQuinn BYen YM. Femoral Neck Stress Fractures in Children Younger Than 10 Years of Age. J Pediatr Orthop. 2017 Mar;37(2):e96-e99.

Fabricant PD, Yen YMKramer DEKocher MSMicheli LJHeyworth BE. Fixation of Chondral-only Shear Fractures of the Knee in Pediatric and Adolescent Athletes. J Pediatr Orthop. 2017 Mar;37(2):156.

Hill JF, Heyworth BE, Lierhaus A, Kocher MSMahan ST. Lisfranc injuries in children and adolescents. J Pediatr Orthop B. 2017 Mar;26(2):159-163.

Nasreddine AY, Connell PL, Kalish LA, Nelson S, Iversen MD, Anderson AF, Kocher MS. The Pediatric International Knee Documentation Committee (Pedi-IKDC) Subjective Knee Evaluation Form. Am J Sports Med. 2017 Mar;45(3):527-53. Epub 2016 Nov 19.

Sachleben BC, Nasreddine AY, Nepple JJ, Tepolt FA, Kasser JRKocher MS. Reconstruction of Symptomatic Congenital Anterior Cruciate Ligament Insufficiency. J Pediatr Orthop. 2017 Feb 7.