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Spindler Kurt P - - 2011
The predictors of anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction (ACLR) outcome at 6 years as measured by validated patient-based outcome instruments are unknown. Certain variables evaluated at the time of ACLR will predict return to sports function (as measured by the International Knee Documentation Committee [IKDC] questionnaire and the Knee injury and ...
Sampson Sarah N - - 2010
To evaluate: (1) an arthroscopic technique for transection of the collateral sesamoidean ligament (CSL); and (2) the healing response using magnetic resonance (MR) and microscopic examination. Experimental study. Adult horses (n=6). Six sound horses with normal front foot radiographic and MR examinations were used. Lameness examination was performed before surgery ...
Mariani P P - - 2011
The objective of this study was to evaluate the mid-term results of a new technique for the arthroscopic repair of MPFL after an acute patellar dislocation (APD). The series included 17 patients (11 men and 6 women) with a first episode of acute patellar dislocation; treated over a period of ...
Jansen Hendrik - - 2011
To evaluate a possible beneficial effect of low-energy nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) on cartilage in moderate and severe posttraumatic osteoarthrosis in the rabbit using a macroscopic and a histological grading system. Following transection of the anterior cruciate ligament of both knees in 24 skeletally mature New Zealand White rabbits, we ...
Ahlén Martina - - 2011
The aim of the study was to compare the results 2 years after anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction using a hamstring tendon (HT) autograft in patients operated within 5 months after the injury (Group A) and patients operated more than 24 months after the injury (Group B). Sixty-one patients (27 women, 34 men), ...
Seo Hee-Soo - - 2011
A posterior root tear of the medial meniscus disrupts hoop tension and causes extrusion of the meniscus, which results in progressive cartilage degeneration. To identify the structural integrity of healing after arthroscopic repair of a posterior root tear of the medial meniscus by second-look arthroscopy and to determine the clinical ...
Shultz Sandra J - - 2010
Changes in anterior knee laxity (AKL), genu recurvatum (GR) and general joint laxity (GJL) were quantified across days of the early follicular and early luteal phases of the menstrual cycle in 66 females, and the similarity in their pattern of cyclic variations examined. Laxity was measured on each of the ...
Kim Sang Bum - - 2011
To investigate the clinical, radiologic, and arthroscopic findings of pullout repair in medial meniscus root tear (MRT) and to compare the results of pullout repair and partial meniscectomy. This study enrolled 58 consecutive patients with medial MRT who underwent partial meniscectomy (M group, n = 28) or pullout repair (R ...
Anderson Libby - - 2010
The aim of this study was to show that repair of posterior radial tears and horn detachments of the lateral meniscus is possible and to assess the outcomes. A retrospective review of 24 patients who had repair of a posterior defunctioning tear of the lateral meniscus combined with anterior cruciate ...
Greenberg David D - - 2010
BACKGROUND: Injuries to the anterior cruciate ligament are the most common surgically treated knee ligament injury. There is no consensus regarding the optimal graft choice between allograft and autograft tissue. Postoperative septic arthritis is an uncommon complication after anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction. The purpose of this study was to compare ...
Barrett Gene R - - 2010
The purpose was to analyze outcomes of nonirradiated, fresh-frozen bone-patellar tendon-bone (BPTB) allograft anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction in patients aged under 40 years with regard to activity level (Tegner score). Between 1993 and 2005, 111 patients, aged under 40 years, underwent primary, nonirradiated, fresh-frozen BPTB allograft ACL reconstruction and ...
Pelletier Jean-Pierre - - 2011
to investigate over a 1-year period in dogs that underwent extracapsular stabilization surgery (ECS) following anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) transection: whether reconstructive surgery could prevent osteoarthritis (OA) progression and whether treatment with the bisphosphonate tiludronic acid (TA) could improve the chronic evolution of OA structural changes. ACL transection was performed ...
Magnussen Robert A - - 2011
Many clinical studies and systematic reviews have compared the short-term (2 years) outcomes of ACL reconstruction with hamstring and patellar tendon autograft. Few differences have been observed, with the exception of increased kneeling pain with patellar tendon grafts. The goal of this systematic review is to determine whether there are differences ...
Kinugasa Kazutaka - - 2011
The purpose of this study was to evaluate the effect of patient age on the morphology of anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) graft after ACL reconstruction, as well as to investigate the relation between morphology and clinical outcomes. Anatomic double-bundle ACL reconstruction by use of autogenous semitendinosus tendon graft was performed ...
Sobhy Mohamed Hassan - - 2010
The purpose of this study was to evaluate the safety and clinical outcome of a new posterior approach for the known outside-in technique for repair of tears of the posterior horn of the medial meniscus (PHMM). First, a cadaveric study was performed on 6 cadaveric knees to assess the safety ...
Fraschini Gianfranco - - 2010
Surgical treatment of chronic complete acromioclavicular (AC) joint dislocation is still debated and no gold standard surgical procedure has been identified. A retrospective series of 90 patients treated for AC dislocations is reported here. Patients were divided into three groups: group 1 receiving AC reconstruction with a Dacron vascular prosthesis; ...
Cain E Lyle EL - - 2010
The anterior bundle of the ulnar collateral ligament (UCL) is the primary anatomical structure providing elbow stability in overhead sports, particularly baseball. Injury to the UCL in overhead athletes often leads to symptomatic valgus instability that requires surgical treatment. Ulnar collateral ligament reconstruction with a free tendon graft, known as ...
Pritchett James W - - 2011
Four-hundred forty patients underwent staged bilateral total knee arthroplasty using a different prosthesis on each side. Prostheses used were anterior-posterior cruciate-retaining (ACL-PCL), posterior cruciate-retaining (PCL), Medial Pivot (MP), posterior cruciate-substituting (PS), and mobile bearing (MB). At the 2-year evaluation, we asked "Which is your better knee overall?" Responses were as ...
Lee Dae-Hee - - 2011
The purpose of this study was to determine the effect of a radial tear on degenerative medial meniscus posterior horn tear extrusion and to identify predictors of medial meniscus extrusion. We reviewed the records of 102 knees with medial meniscus posterior horn tears and degeneration that underwent a partial meniscectomy. ...
Herbort Mirco - - 2010
Lateral meniscectomy contributes to early-onset osteoarthritis. Biomechanical properties of sutures repairs for complete radial meniscal tears remain unknown. Double horizontal suture techniques for repair of radial meniscal tears with a shorter distance from the meniscal rim provide significantly higher structural properties than do comparable single-suture techniques with a wider distance ...
Courvoisier Aurélien - - 2011
Our purpose was to evaluate the clinical and radiological outcome at maturity of an « adult-like » transphyseal anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction performed in skeletally immature patients using four-strand hamstring graft. The records of all skeletally immature patients who underwent transphyseal ACL reconstruction between 2004 and 2006 at our institution were reviewed. Inclusion ...
Fisher Brent - - 2010
We systematically reviewed the evaluated efficacy of medial patellofemoral ligament (MPFL) reconstruction, rehabilitation, and patient outcomes for safely returning patients to sports. We performed a literature search using the Ovid Medline database from 1950 to present, as well as the SportDiscus and CINAHL (Cumulative Index to Nursing and Allied Health ...
Mae Tatsuo - - 2010
Our purpose was to clarify the clinical outcomes at 2 years after anatomic double-bundle anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction with 20 N of the initial tension, which was the minimally required initial tension to perform the reconstruction successfully according to our previous report about the pre-tension necessary to restore the ...
Jacobi M - - 2010
We investigated the role of a functional brace worn for four months in the treatment of patients with an acute isolated tear of the posterior cruciate ligament to determine whether reduction of the posterior tibial translation during the healing period would give an improved final position of the tibia. The ...
Monaco Edoardo - - 2010
Septic arthritis after arthroscopic anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction is a rare but potentially serious complication. Several different options have been proposed to treat this condition. Our study aims to report the clinical, radiological, and sports activity results using our original protocol based on outpatient irrigation of the knee as ...
- - 2010
Revision anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction has worse outcomes than primary reconstructions. Predictors for these worse outcomes are not known. The Multicenter ACL Revision Study (MARS) Group was developed to perform a multisurgeon, multicenter prospective longitudinal study to obtain sufficient subjects to allow multivariable analysis to determine predictors of clinical ...
Sonnery-Cottet Bertrand - - 2010
The purpose of this study was to investigate the clinical and operative characteristics of cyclops lesion in a consecutive series of patients with anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) double-bundle reconstruction. Included were 387 patients who underwent an ACL double-bundle reconstruction with quadriceps or hamstring tendons and were followed up at 6 ...
Kim Sung-Jae - - 2011
Valgus high tibial osteotomy (HTO) has been recommended for ligament stability and enhanced function after anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction in varus-angulated knees. However, it is not clear whether HTO should be performed in patients undergoing ACL reconstruction who have primary varus knees without medial compartment arthrosis. We therefore asked ...
González-Lucena Gemma - - 2010
The purpose of this study was to evaluate the functional and radiographic results on a midterm basis, as well as complications, in an initial series of meniscal allograft transplantations performed with suture fixation without any bone block. A series of 33 meniscal allograft transplantations were performed at our institution from ...
Lee Yong Seuk - - 2011
During post-operative rehabilitation for posterior cruciate ligament (PCL) reconstruction, flexion is limited to 90° for the first 6 weeks, and hamstring strengthening is initiated at 3 months because of static stability. The posterolateral corner sling (PLCS) procedure is frequently performed with PCL reconstruction to help alleviate posterolateral rotator instability, and it is ...
Seon Jong Keun - - 2011
Several biomechanical studies have supported placing the femoral tunnel at a low position (10 or 2 o'clock) to achieve anterior and rotational knee stabilities after anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction. However, no firm consensus has been reached regarding the merits and demerits of ACL reconstruction using a low femoral tunnel ...
Vasiliadis Haris S - - 2011
The aim of our current study is to present the 12.6 years' follow-up results in patients with cartilage lesions of the patellofemoral joint, treated with autologous chondrocyte implantation (ACI) with the use of periosteum. Ninety-two patients having patella or trochlea lesion participated in this study. Lysholm and Tegner questionnaires were completed ...
Choi Nam-Hong - - 2010
Radial meniscal tears historically have been treated by partial meniscectomy, although they are more biomechanically detrimental than longitudinal tears. Clinical results after meniscal repair for radial tears of the midbody of the lateral meniscus have been reported rarely. Case series: Level of evidence, 4. Fourteen consecutive patients who had radial ...
Shen Guangsi - - 2012
The aims of this study were to analyze the preliminary clinical effects of arthroscopic reconstruction of posterior cruciate ligament (PCL) using Ligament Advanced Reinforcement System (LARS) artificial ligament. It is hypothesized that LARS artificial ligament is a safe and effective choice for PCL reconstruction, providing good knee stability. Forty-one patients ...
Branch T P - - 2011
To compare objective measures of in vivo joint laxity between patients treated with single-bundle (SB) or double-bundle (DB) anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstructions. Sixty-four patients matched by age, height, weight, and that had undergone unilateral SB or DB hamstring ACL reconstruction participated in this study. Bilateral anterior tibial translation (ATT) ...
Taketomi Shuji - - 2011
The purpose of this study was to know which tunnel-the anteromedial (AM) bundle or the posterolateral (PL) bundle-should be prepared first to create the 2 femoral tunnels accurately in anatomic double-bundle (DB) anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction. Thirty-four patients were divided into 2 groups of 17 depending on the sequence ...
Ferrari Silvano - - 2011
The objective of this study was to analyze our experience with donor site morbidity after harvesting a buccinator myomucosal island flap (BUMIF) for reconstructing surgical defects involving the tongue and floor of the mouth after oncological resections in 15 consecutive patients. Donor site morbidity was evaluated using 5 parameters: mouth ...
Kim Sung-Jae - - 2010
BACKGROUND: Despite its technical complexity, arthroscopic tibial inlay reconstruction of the posterior cruciate ligament has biomechanical advantages over transtibial procedures. The purpose of this study was to compare the clinical results of arthroscopic tibial inlay single-bundle and double-bundle techniques with those of the conventional transtibial single-bundle technique. METHODS: We evaluated ...
Mascarenhas Randy - - 2010
This study sought to compare patient-reported and objective outcomes in high-demand patients after anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction with either patellar tendon allograft or autograft by use of a matched-pairs case-control experimental design. Nineteen matched pairs were obtained based on gender (36.8% female patients), age (27.9 +/- 8.1 years in autograft ...
Douglas M J M - - 2010
Anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) rupture has been implicated in the development of knee osteoarthritis (OA). This study aimed at determining the incidence of prior ACL deficiency in patients undergoing total knee replacement (TKR), the effect of prior ACL deficiency on function and the macroscopic and microscopic appearance of the ligament. ...
Figueroa David - - 2010
To evaluate integration and maturation of semitendinosus-gracilis (STG) grafts in anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction with magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) in patients who underwent ACL reconstruction with STG with and without autologous platelet concentrate (APC). A randomized single-blinded evaluator prospective study was performed in 2 consecutive series of patients who ...
Kemp M A - - 2011
The aim of this study was to evaluate the relationship between radiographic knee osteoarthritis and the presence of a relevant meniscal tear detected on MRI in symptomatic patients over the age of 60. Seventy seven patients over the age of 60 who had been investigated with a knee MRI over ...
Araki Daisuke - - 2011
We conducted a prospective randomised study of anatomical single-bundle (A-SB group) versus double-bundle (A-DB group) anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction using the hamstrings tendons. Twenty patients with unilateral ACL deficiency were randomised into two groups. We created the bone tunnels at the position of the original insertion of the anteromedial ...
Brown Lindsay - - 2010
Controversy exists regarding physiologic outcomes related to the tongue after radial forearm free flap (RFFF) reconstruction of hemiglossectomy defects. The purpose of this study is to report swallowing and tongue mobility outcomes for patients with RFFF reconstruction of the anterior two thirds of the tongue. Swallowing and tongue mobility were ...
Järvelä Sally - - 2010
All-inside meniscal repairs have gained popularity in the past few years. However, only a few prospective, randomized clinical studies have been done to compare different all-inside meniscal repair techniques. Meniscal repair with bioabsorbable meniscal screws and arrows results in similar clinical outcome on short-term follow-up. Randomized controlled trial; Level of ...
Han Hua - - 2011
The purpose of this study was to describe our transverse patella double tunnel technique to reconstruct the medial patellofemoral ligament (MPFL) with a hamstring tendon autograft in patients who suffered recurrent dislocation of the patella, and to evaluate the intermediate-term outcomes of reconstruction treatment. Fifty-nine consecutive knees (52 patients) with ...
Dunn Warren R - - 2010
The study was conducted to quantify activity level 2 years after anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction and identify explanatory variables measured at baseline (demographics, concomitant meniscal/articular cartilage injuries and their treatment) associated with activity level at short-term follow-up (2 years). Cohort study; Level of evidence, 2. In 2002, the Multicenter Orthopaedic ...
Quelard Bénédicte - - 2010
Impaired postoperative range of motion remains one of the most frequent complications after anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction. This study was undertaken to determine the preoperative factors associated with prolonged range of motion deficit after anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction. Cohort study; Level of evidence, 3. Between January 2007 and March 2008, ...
Kim Young-Mo - - 2011
Reconstruction of the posterior cruciate ligament has traditionally been performed using an arthroscopically assisted single-bundle transtibial technique. Unfortunately, clinical studies evaluating this procedure are rare. In addition, there are no pooled analyses evaluating the effectiveness of this procedure for isolated posterior cruciate ligament tears. Patients who undergo arthroscopically assisted, single-bundle, ...
Sørensen O G - - 2011
This study tested the hypothesis that serial dilation of the tibial tunnel could provide a stronger anchorage of the graft-fixation-device complex compared to traditional extraction drilling. Forty patients (22 men and 18 women) undergoing ACL reconstruction were randomized to either extraction drilling (group ED) or compaction by serial dilation (group ...
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