Knee Rotation: The Lyon School

  • Sébastien LustigEmail author
  • Timothy Lording
  • Dan Washer
  • Olivier Reynaud
  • Philippe Neyret


Persistent problems with rotational control in modern reconstructive techniques have lead to a resurgence of interest in the concept of lateral reinforcement. In this article, we examine the history of lateral extra-articular procedures, the reasons for renewed interest in the technique, recent research lending support to lateral procedures, and our current personal technique.


Anterior cruciate ligament Knee rotation Anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction Anterolateral ligament 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Sébastien Lustig
    • 1
    Email author
  • Timothy Lording
    • 2
  • Dan Washer
    • 1
  • Olivier Reynaud
    • 1
  • Philippe Neyret
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of OrthopaedicAlbert Trillat Center, Lyon North University HospitalLyonFrance
  2. 2.Department of OrthopaedicMelbourne Orthopaedic GroupMelbourneAustralia

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