The Big Bang and Its Fall Out

  • Mervyn J. CrossEmail author


Being around on the dawn of the ‘Big Bang’ of Orthopaedic Sports Medicine in 1970, I have witnessed great milestones and advances. I have also witnessed many preventable failures. My biggest worry is that there is a tendency to follow fads, such as the gross failures of intra-articular artificial ligaments, lateral release as the cure of patella instability and the excision of supra-patellar plicae.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.SydneyAustralia

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