A. Robertsona, and R.W. Nuttonb, ,
aThe Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh, Scotland, UK bDepartment of Orthopaedics, Royal Infirmary, Little France, Old Dalkeith Road, Edinburgh EH16 4SU, Scotland, UK
Summary Knee dislocation is a rare injury usually resulting from high-energy trauma. Immediate complications can arise from injury to the popliteal artery or the common peroneal nerve. Early surgical reconstruction gives better results than delayed reconstruction, but this is a challenging procedure. The prognosis for knee function should be guarded, as there is a significant risk of long-term secondary degenerative change.
Current Orthopaedics Volume 20, Issue 2 , April 2006, Pages 95-102.