II. Indications

IV. Technique

  1. Patient lies in lateral decubitus position
    1. Affected knee extended
    2. Affected Tibia internally rotated
  2. Examiner
    1. Apply valgus stress to knee (push from lateral side)
    2. Flex knee
  3. Images
    1. orthoKneePivotShiftKneeBent.jpg

V. Interpretation: Positive Test for ACL Rupture

  1. Clunk felt at 30 degrees knee flexion

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Ontology: Pivot shift test response (C0231759)

Concepts Finding (T033)
SnomedCT 20910001
English Pivot shift test, Pivot shift test response, Pivot shift test response (observable entity)
Spanish prueba de desplazamiento del eje (entidad observable), prueba de desplazamiento del eje