The amount of medial compartment opening determined by valgus stress radiography for medial knee injuries has not been well documented. The purpose of this study was to use valgus stress radiography to measure medial compartment opening following sequential sectioning of medical knee structures and develop guidelines for clinical usage.
Additional contributors: Andrew Bernhardson; Chad Griffith; Coen A. Wijdicks; Robert F. LaPrade (faculty mentor).
This research was supported by the Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program (UROP), with additional support from the Minnesota Medical Foundation.
The Reproducibility and Repeatability of Valgus Stress Radiographs to Assess Medial Knee Ligament Injuries.
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