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The degree of knee extension does not affect postoperative stability or subsequent graft tear rate after anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction with patellar tendon autograft. Benner RW, Shelbourne KD, Gray T.  Am J Sports Med.  2016;44:844-9

 

Prevention and Management of Loss of Motion in ACL Surgery.  Haro MS, Shelbourne KD. Op Tech Sports Med. (IN PRESS)

 

Anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction with contralateral autogenous patellar tendon graft: Evaluation of donor site strength and subjective results. Shelbourne KD, Beck MB, Gray T. Am J Sports Med. 2015;43:648-653.

 

Return to sports and subsequent anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injury rates after revision ACL reconstruction with patellar tendon autograft. Shelbourne KD, Benner RW, Gray T. Am J Sports Med. 2014;42:1395-1400.

 

Osteoarthritis after Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction: The Importance of Regaining and Maintaining Full Range of Motion. Shelbourne KD, Freeman H, Gray T. Sports Health. 2012;4(1):79-85.


Loss of Normal Knee Motion After Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction is Associated with Radiographic Arthritic Changes After Surgery
. Shelbourne, KD, Urch SE, Gray T, Freeman H. Am J Sports Med. 2012;40:108-113.

 

Rehabilitation for patients following ACL reconstruction: A knee symmetry model. Biggs A, Jenkins WL, Urch SE, Shelbourne KD. N Am J Sports Phys Ther. 2009;4:2-12.

 

Incidence of subsequent injury to either knee within 5 years after anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction with patellar tendon autograft. Shelbourne KD, Haro M, Gray T. Am J Sports Med. 2009;37:246-251.

 

Minimum 10-year results after anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction. How the loss of normal knee motion compounds other factors related to the development of osteoarthritis after surgery. Shelbourne KD, Gray T. Am J Sports Med. 2009;37:471-480.

 

What I have learned about the ACL : utilizing a progressive rehabilitation scheme to achieve total knee symmetry after anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction. Shelbourne KD, Klotz C. J Orthop Sci 2006;11:318-25.

 

Effects of Patellar Tendon Width and Preoperative Quadriceps Strength on Strength Return After Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction With Ipsilateral Bone—Patellar Tendon—Bone Autograft. Shelbourne KD, Johnson BC. Am J Sports Med. 2004;32:1474-1478.

 

Point Counterpoint. Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction: A Cynical View from the British Isles on the Indications of Surgery. Johnson DH, Maffulli N, King JB, Shelbourne KD. Arthroscopy 2003;19:203-209.

 

Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction with Autogenous Patellar Tendon Graft Followed by Accelerated Rehabilitation. Shelbourne KD, Gray T. Am J Sports Med. 1997;25:786-795.

 

Evaluation of Knee Stability Before and After Participation in a Functional Sports Agility Program During Rehabilitation after Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction. Shelbourne KD, Davis TJ. Am J Sports Med. 1999;27:156-161.

 

Ligament Stability Two to Six Years after Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction with Autogenous Patellar Tendon Graft and Participation in Accelerated Rehabilitation. Shelbourne KD, Klootwyk TE, Wilckens JH, et al. Am J Sports Med. 1995;23:575-579.

 

Preemptive Pain Management Program for Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction. Shelbourne KD, Liotta FJ, Goodloe SL. Am J Knee Surg. 1998;1:116-119.

 

Controversies with Anterior Cruciate Ligament Surgery and Rehabilitation. Shelbourne KD, Rask BP: Am J Knee Surgery 1998;11:136-143.

 

Preventing Anterior Knee Pain after Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction. Shelbourne KD, Trumper RV. Am J Sports Med. 1997;25:41-47.

 

Effect of Knee Stability if Full Hyperextension is Restored Immediately after Autogenous Bone-Patellar Tendon-Bone Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction. Rubinstein RA, Jr., Shelbourne KD, VanMeter CD, et al. Am J Sports Med. 1995;23:365-368.

 

Correlation of Remaining Patellar Tendon Width with Quadriceps Strength after Autogenous Bone-Patellar Tendon-Bone Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction. Shelbourne KD, Rubinstein RA, VanMeter CD, et al. Am J Sports Med. 1994;22:774-778.

 

Isolated Autogenous Bone-Patellar Tendon-Bone Graft Site Morbidity. Rubinstein RA, Shelbourne KD, VanMeter, et al. Am J Sports Med. 1994;22:324-327.

 

Accelerated Rehabilitation after Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction. Shelbourne KD, Nitz P. Am J Sports Med. 1990;18, 292-299.

 

Anterior Cruciate Ligament Injury: Evaluation of Intra-articular Reconstruction of Acute Tears without Repair. Shelbourne KD, Whitaker HJ, McCarroll JR, et al. Am J Sports Med. 1990;18:484-489.

 

Perioperative Rehabilitation Program for Anterior Cruciate Ligament Injuries. Arnold T, Shelbourne KD. Phys Sports Med. 2000;28:31-44.