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Treatment of Anterior Cruciate Ligament Injury

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Best hospitals and doctors for anterior cruciate ligament injury treatment abroad

The selection of doctors and clinics is carried out on the basis of annual qualification reports. The main selection criterion is the number of operations or procedures performed. It takes into account experience, reputation in the medical society, the availability of quality certificates and high specialization in a certain field.

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Anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) Injury diagnosis
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Academic Hospital DRK Berlin Westend

10/10
location_onGermany, Berlin

Department of Orthopedics, Traumatology and Endoprosthetics

The Hospital DRK Berlin Westend is a recognized academic hospital at the University Hospital Charité in Berlin. The hospital has more than 130 beds, 15 departments and 12 specialized centers, which represent all areas of modern medicine, including surgery, orthopedics (endoprosthetics), cardiology, etc. A team of about 1,
Anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) Injury diagnosis
1234
Arthroscopic or open reconstruction and autotransplantation of anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injury
8176
Arthroscopy to treat anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injury
8285

Catholic Clinic Koblenz-Montabaur

10/10
location_onGermany, Koblenz

Department of Adult and Pediatric Orthopedics, Traumatology, Endoprosthetics

The Catholic Clinic Koblenz-Montabaur positions itself as a modern medical facility, which provides high-quality diagnostics and treatment in accordance with the international standards. The medical complex is the Academic Hospital of the University Hospital Mainz, which gives patients the opportunity to have access to the most
Anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) Injury diagnosis
1310
Arthroscopic or open reconstruction and autotransplantation of anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injury
9408
Arthroscopy to treat anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injury
9347

Academic Hospital Brothers of Charity Munich

10/10
location_onGermany, Munich

Department of Orthopedics and Traumatology

According to the Focus magazine, the Academic Hospital Brothers of Charity Munich ranks among the top German hospitals in the Federal State of Bavaria! The hospital is a modern medical facility with the highest level of medical care and long traditions. The hospital operates on the basis of the Technical University of Munich and
Anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) Injury diagnosis
1283
Arthroscopic or open reconstruction and autotransplantation of anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injury
8648
Arthroscopy to treat anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injury
8530

Orthopedic Center Munich East Munich

9.8/10
location_onGermany, Munich

Department of Orthopedics

The Orthopedic Center Munich East is a leading orthopedic clinic in Munich, which provides the whole range of conservative and surgical treatments for all diseases and injuries of the musculoskeletal system of any severity. The medical team of the center consists of 6 highly qualified physicians who specialize in
Anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) Injury diagnosis
1297
Arthroscopic or open reconstruction and autotransplantation of anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injury
9095
Arthroscopy to treat anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injury
9395

Academic Municipal Hospital Karlsruhe

9.8/10
location_onGermany, Karlsruhe

Department of Adult and Pediatric Traumatology, Hand and Orthopedic Surgery

According to the prestigious Focus magazine, the Academic Municipal Hospital Karlsruhe ranks among the top German hospitals! The hospital positions itself as a modern maximum care medical facility, which combines long traditions and progressive achievements of modern medicine. The hospital operates on the basis of the University
Anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) Injury diagnosis
1263
Arthroscopic or open reconstruction and autotransplantation of anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injury
8516
Arthroscopy to treat anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injury
8724

Vitos Orthopedic Clinic Kassel

9.2/10
location_onGermany, Kassel

Department of Adult and Pediatric General Orthopedics, Trauma Surgery

According to the Focus magazine, the Vitos Orthopedic Clinic Kassel ranks among the top German medical facilities specializing in the treatment of orthopedic diseases! The clinic is a specialized medical facility, which provides top-class diagnostics, treatment and rehabilitation of patients with musculoskeletal diseases. The cl
Anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) Injury diagnosis
1324
Arthroscopic or open reconstruction and autotransplantation of anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injury
9174
Arthroscopy to treat anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injury
9147

Medipol Mega University Hospital Istanbul

8/10
location_onTurkey, Istanbul

Department of Orthopedics and Traumatology

Medipol Mega University Hospital in Istanbul is the largest, leading hospital in Turkey with a broad range of medical services. Thanks to the highly qualified medical staff, the state-of-the-art medical technology and a special well-being ambience, the Hospital enjoys an excellent reputation in both national and international ar
Anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) Injury diagnosis
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Arthroscopic or open reconstruction and autotransplantation of anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injury
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Arthroscopy to treat anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injury
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Rambam Health Care Campus Haifa

9.8/10
location_onIsrael, Haifa

Department of Orthopedic Surgery

The Rambam Health Care Campus Haifa is the largest and the most progressive hospital in Northern Israel. The medical center was founded in 1938 and nowadays is proud of its long history, rich and successful experience in providing comprehensive medical services in all medical fields. The hospital serves more than 2 million local
Anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) Injury diagnosis
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Arthroscopic or open reconstruction and autotransplantation of anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injury
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Arthroscopy to treat anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injury
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Primus Super Speciality Hospital New Delhi

9/10
location_onIndia, New Delhi

Department of Orthopedics

The Primus Super Speciality Hospital New Delhi is a modern medical facility, which is distinguished by extremely high quality and standards of medical service. The hospital is located in the heart of New Delhi, in the capital of India. During its design and construction, the most advanced medical technologies from around the wor
Anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) Injury diagnosis
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University Hospital Ulm

9.2/10
location_onGermany, Ulm

Department of Adult and Pediatric Orthopedics

The University Hospital Ulm started its activities 35 years ago and during this time it has become one of the most prestigious medical institutions in Europe. The hospital is famous for its numerous discoveries and the world-class achievements in medicine and pharmaceuticals. The medical facility has 29 specialized departments a
Anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) Injury diagnosis
1327
Arthroscopic or open reconstruction and autotransplantation of anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injury
9697
Arthroscopy to treat anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injury
9702

JSC Medicina Clinic Moscow

8/10
location_onRussia, Moscow

Department of Orthopedics and Endoprosthetics

Founded in 1990, the JSC Medicina Clinic is an interdisciplinary medical center, which includes a polyclinic, an interdisciplinary inpatient clinic, round-the-clock emergency medical services and the state-of-the-art Sofia Cancer Center. With more than 300 doctors, the clinic offers a wide range of medical services. Within the f
Anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) Injury diagnosis
1387.2 help1257
Arthroscopic or open reconstruction and autotransplantation of anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injury
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Arthroscopy to treat anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injury
9663 help8833

University Hospital Heidelberg

9.8/10
location_onGermany, Heidelberg

Department of Adult and Pediatric Orthopedics, Traumatology

According to the Focus magazine, the University Hospital Heidelberg ranks among the top five hospitals in Germany! The hospital is one of the most advanced and reputable medical institutions not only in Germany, but throughout Europe. There are more than 43 specialized departments and 13 medical institutes, which cover all field
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Arthroscopic or open reconstruction and autotransplantation of anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injury
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Charite University Hospital Berlin

9/10
location_onGermany, Berlin

Department of Adult and Pediatric Orthopedics, Traumatology

According to the authoritative Focus magazine, the Charite University Hospital Berlin occupies the first place in the rating of the top German medical facilities! The hospital is one of the largest and leading university medical complexes in Europe. The hospital in Germany provides modern diagnostics and treatment of patients, a
Anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) Injury diagnosis
1590
Arthroscopic or open reconstruction and autotransplantation of anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injury
13370
Arthroscopy to treat anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injury
13396

University Hospital Würzburg

9.2/10
location_onGermany, Würzburg

Department of Adult and Pediatric Orthopedics

According to the Focus magazine in 2019, the University Hospital Würzburg ranks among the top national German hospitals! The hospital is one of the oldest medical facilities in Germany. The centuries-old traditions of first-class treatment are combined with the very latest achievements of modern evidence-based medicine and
Anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) Injury diagnosis
1317
Arthroscopic or open reconstruction and autotransplantation of anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injury
9100
Arthroscopy to treat anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injury
9336

University Hospital Rechts der Isar Munich

9.8/10
location_onGermany, Munich

Department of Adult and Pediatric Orthopedics, Sports Medicine

According to the prestigious FOCUS magazine, the University Hospital Rechts der Isar Munich ranks among the Germany's top medical institutions! Founded in 1834, the hospital combines long traditions and the very latest achievements of modern medicine. The medical facility includes 33 specialized departments, 20 interdiscipli
Anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) Injury diagnosis
1402
Arthroscopic or open reconstruction and autotransplantation of anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injury
10321
Arthroscopy to treat anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injury
10139

University Hospital of Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich

10/10
location_onGermany, Munich

Department of Traumatology and Reconstructive Surgery

According to the Focus magazine, the University Hospital of Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich is regularly ranked among the best medical institutions in Germany! The hospital is the largest multidisciplinary medical facility, as well as a leading research and training center in Germany and Europe. The hospital is proud of i
Anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) Injury diagnosis
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Anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) Injury diagnosis
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Arthroscopic or open reconstruction and autotransplantation of anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injury
11531

About the disease

Anterior cruciate ligament is one part of two ligaments, that are situated in human knee. This ligament is also called cruciate, because it is formed in a crucial position. To understand it better, imagine letter X, that is formed by joints in the upper knee area. Anterior cruciate ligament blocks the whole flexibility of the knee and it can also bring excrutiating pain. Anterior cruciate ligament is sometimes called ACL, as in abbreviation. Anterior cruciate ligament forms in the lowest thigh bone, that is close to upper part the knee.

Anterior cruciate ligament pain can be quite severe in the first moments after the injury. Only in the USA 100 000 of anterior ligament injuries are recorded annualy. Anterior ligament injuries usually happen during sport games. All athletes and sportsmen are under the risk of anterior ligament, as the injury that provokes ACL usually happens when doing some intense physical activity. The most dangerous and severe sports that can result in knee injury are cutting and pivoting sports. Such sports are football, soccer, hockey and basketball. In most cases, the whole reconctruction of anterior ligament is required. The damage that is done to the knee can sometimes be incurable.

When the injury happened, the most important thing to do is to provide relief for the injured knee and to diminish pain in the cruciate ligament. Secondly, the reduction of joint swelling must be performed by all means, otherwise there is a risk that knee won`t be cured completely. After that, the activity of the lower human limb must be restored. Once the damage has been found, it is necessary to protect and preserve the injured foot from unnecessary movements. Otherwise, it can cause additional damage to the knee and the pain, that has been relieved, can appear again. It is better not to move or move only with the special help of nurses and doctors.

Symptoms

The main symptom of anterior ligament` injury is the partial or whole instability of the knee joint. If it is not treated in time, the injured joint can develop arthritis, localized in this area. Another symptom of anterior cruciate ligament is swelling of the joint, that appears in the matter of seconds after the injury. In such case the indicator for disease is reddish skin around the ill area. Other anterior cruciate ligament symptoms of the injury is the unmistakable feeling that the knee is broken. Another anterior ligament injury symptom is the lack of usual blood that always appears if a person fell hard on the knee. The reason for that is that all blood diminishes if anterior ligament is injured. Overall symptoms include:

  • Pain in the knee
  • Swelling
  • Redness
  • Fever
  • Inability to walk long distances

Diagnosis

  • X- Ray of the joint can show if the ligament is broken
  • Ultrasound shows the source of inflammation and swelling
  • MRI is used in rare cases, most often for sportsmen to understand if a person will be able to play professionally in future

Treatment

  • Arthroscopic surgery. During this surgery the patient`s ligament in replaced in the knee. In such case the tissue from patient`s or donor`s body can be used
  • Arthroscopic or open reconstruction and autotransplantation. During this surgery doctors use autograft. Autograft is the tissue of the patient, that is extracted from his or her body to reconstruct one part of the injured knee
  • ​During “the terrible riad” surgery all parts of the knee are teared and the anterior cruciate ligament repair must be done immediately.



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