Anterior Cruciate Ligament: A strong ligament of the knee that originates from the posteromedial portion of the lateral condyle of the femur, passes anteriorly and inferiorly between the condyles, and attaches to the depression in front of the intercondylar eminence of the tibia.Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction: Rebuilding of the ANTERIOR CRUCIATE LIGAMENT to restore functional stability of the knee. AUTOGRAFTING or ALLOGRAFTING of tissues is often used.Knee Injuries: Injuries to the knee or the knee joint.Bone-Patellar Tendon-Bone Grafting: Fixation of the ANTERIOR CRUCIATE LIGAMENT, during surgical reconstruction, by the use of a bone-patellar tendon graft.Reconstructive Surgical Procedures: Procedures used to reconstruct, restore, or improve defective, damaged, or missing structures.Patellar Ligament: A band of fibrous tissue that attaches the apex of the PATELLA to the lower part of the tubercle of the TIBIA. The ligament is actually the caudal continuation of the common tendon of the QUADRICEPS FEMORIS. The patella is embedded in that tendon. As such, the patellar ligament can be thought of as connecting the quadriceps femoris tendon to the tibia, and therefore it is sometimes called the patellar tendon.Tendons: Fibrous bands or cords of CONNECTIVE TISSUE at the ends of SKELETAL MUSCLE FIBERS that serve to attach the MUSCLES to bones and other structures.Arthroscopy: Endoscopic examination, therapy and surgery of the joint.Joint Instability: Lack of stability of a joint or joint prosthesis. Factors involved are intra-articular disease and integrity of extra-articular structures such as joint capsule, ligaments, and muscles.Knee Joint: A synovial hinge connection formed between the bones of the FEMUR; TIBIA; and PATELLA.Posterior Cruciate Ligament: A strong ligament of the knee that originates from the anterolateral surface of the medial condyle of the femur, passes posteriorly and inferiorly between the condyles, and attaches to the posterior intercondylar area of the tibia.Rupture: Forcible or traumatic tear or break of an organ or other soft part of the body.Orthopedic Procedures: Procedures used to treat and correct deformities, diseases, and injuries to the MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM, its articulations, and associated structures.Ligaments, Articular: Fibrous cords of CONNECTIVE TISSUE that attach bones to each other and hold together the many types of joints in the body. Articular ligaments are strong, elastic, and allow movement in only specific directions, depending on the individual joint.Tendon Transfer: Surgical procedure by which a tendon is incised at its insertion and placed at an anatomical site distant from the original insertion. The tendon remains attached at the point of origin and takes over the function of a muscle inactivated by trauma or disease.Tibia: The second longest bone of the skeleton. It is located on the medial side of the lower leg, articulating with the FIBULA laterally, the TALUS distally, and the FEMUR proximally.Ligaments: Shiny, flexible bands of fibrous tissue connecting together articular extremities of bones. They are pliant, tough, and inextensile.Range of Motion, Articular: The distance and direction to which a bone joint can be extended. Range of motion is a function of the condition of the joints, muscles, and connective tissues involved. Joint flexibility can be improved through appropriate MUSCLE STRETCHING EXERCISES.Menisci, Tibial: The interarticular fibrocartilages of the superior surface of the tibia.Athletic Injuries: Injuries incurred during participation in competitive or non-competitive sports.Biomechanical Phenomena: The properties, processes, and behavior of biological systems under the action of mechanical forces.Femur: The longest and largest bone of the skeleton, it is situated between the hip and the knee.Recovery of Function: A partial or complete return to the normal or proper physiologic activity of an organ or part following disease or trauma.Knee: A region of the lower extremity immediately surrounding and including the KNEE JOINT.Cadaver: A dead body, usually a human body.Patella: The flat, triangular bone situated at the anterior part of the KNEE.Quadriceps Muscle: The quadriceps femoris. A collective name of the four-headed skeletal muscle of the thigh, comprised of the rectus femoris, vastus intermedius, vastus lateralis, and vastus medialis.Arthrometry, Articular: Measurements of joint flexibility (RANGE OF MOTION, ARTICULAR), usually by employing an angle-measuring device (arthrometer). Arthrometry is used to measure ligamentous laxity and stability. It is often used to evaluate the outcome of ANTERIOR CRUCIATE LIGAMENT replacement surgery.Allografts: Tissues, cells, or organs transplanted between genetically different individuals of the same species.Transplantation, Autologous: Transplantation of an individual's own tissue from one site to another site.Treatment Outcome: Evaluation undertaken to assess the results or consequences of management and procedures used in combating disease in order to determine the efficacy, effectiveness, safety, and practicability of these interventions in individual cases or series.Athletic Performance: Carrying out of specific physical routines or procedures by one who is trained or skilled in physical activity. Performance is influenced by a combination of physiological, psychological, and socio-cultural factors.Weight-Bearing: The physical state of supporting an applied load. This often refers to the weight-bearing bones or joints that support the body's weight, especially those in the spine, hip, knee, and foot.Femoral Nerve: A nerve originating in the lumbar spinal cord (usually L2 to L4) and traveling through the lumbar plexus to provide motor innervation to extensors of the thigh and sensory innervation to parts of the thigh, lower leg, and foot, and to the hip and knee joints.Thigh: The portion of the leg in humans and other animals found between the HIP and KNEE.Rotation: Motion of an object in which either one or more points on a line are fixed. It is also the motion of a particle about a fixed point. (From McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 4th ed)Transplants: Organs, tissues, or cells taken from the body for grafting into another area of the same body or into another individual.Athletes: Individuals who have developed skills, physical stamina and strength or participants in SPORTS or other physical activities.Second-Look Surgery: A followup operation to examine the outcome of the previous surgery and other treatments, such as chemotherapy or radiation therapy.Absorbable Implants: Implants constructed of materials designed to be absorbed by the body without producing an immune response. They are usually composed of plastics and are frequently used in orthopedics and orthodontics.Medial Collateral Ligament, Knee: The ligament that travels from the medial epicondyle of the FEMUR to the medial margin and medial surface of the TIBIA. The medial meniscus is attached to its deep surface.Arthroplasty: Surgical reconstruction of a joint to relieve pain or restore motion.Muscle Strength: The amount of force generated by MUSCLE CONTRACTION. Muscle strength can be measured during isometric, isotonic, or isokinetic contraction, either manually or using a device such as a MUSCLE STRENGTH DYNAMOMETER.Bone Transplantation: The grafting of bone from a donor site to a recipient site.Prostheses and Implants: Artificial substitutes for body parts, and materials inserted into tissue for functional, cosmetic, or therapeutic purposes. Prostheses can be functional, as in the case of artificial arms and legs, or cosmetic, as in the case of an artificial eye. Implants, all surgically inserted or grafted into the body, tend to be used therapeutically. IMPLANTS, EXPERIMENTAL is available for those used experimentally.Injury Severity Score: An anatomic severity scale based on the Abbreviated Injury Scale (AIS) and developed specifically to score multiple traumatic injuries. It has been used as a predictor of mortality.Postoperative Care: The period of care beginning when the patient is removed from surgery and aimed at meeting the patient's psychological and physical needs directly after surgery. (From Dictionary of Health Services Management, 2d ed)Braces: Orthopedic appliances used to support, align, or hold parts of the body in correct position. (Dorland, 28th ed)Osteoarthritis, Knee: Noninflammatory degenerative disease of the knee joint consisting of three large categories: conditions that block normal synchronous movement, conditions that produce abnormal pathways of motion, and conditions that cause stress concentration resulting in changes to articular cartilage. (Crenshaw, Campbell's Operative Orthopaedics, 8th ed, p2019)Robotics: The application of electronic, computerized control systems to mechanical devices designed to perform human functions. Formerly restricted to industry, but nowadays applied to artificial organs controlled by bionic (bioelectronic) devices, like automated insulin pumps and other prostheses.Tensile Strength: The maximum stress a material subjected to a stretching load can withstand without tearing. (McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 5th ed, p2001)Bone Screws: Specialized devices used in ORTHOPEDIC SURGERY to repair bone fractures.Pain Measurement: Scales, questionnaires, tests, and other methods used to assess pain severity and duration in patients or experimental animals to aid in diagnosis, therapy, and physiological studies.Ganglion Cysts: Nodular tumor-like lesions or mucoid flesh, arising from tendon sheaths, LIGAMENTS, or JOINT CAPSULE, especially of the hands, wrists, or feet. They are not true cysts as they lack epithelial wall. They are distinguished from SYNOVIAL CYSTS by the lack of communication with a joint cavity or the SYNOVIAL MEMBRANE.Stifle: In horses, cattle, and other quadrupeds, the joint between the femur and the tibia, corresponding to the human knee.Follow-Up Studies: Studies in which individuals or populations are followed to assess the outcome of exposures, procedures, or effects of a characteristic, e.g., occurrence of disease.Retrospective Studies: Studies used to test etiologic hypotheses in which inferences about an exposure to putative causal factors are derived from data relating to characteristics of persons under study or to events or experiences in their past. The essential feature is that some of the persons under study have the disease or outcome of interest and their characteristics are compared with those of unaffected persons.Reoperation: A repeat operation for the same condition in the same patient due to disease progression or recurrence, or as followup to failed previous surgery.Postoperative Period: The period following a surgical operation.Postoperative Complications: Pathologic processes that affect patients after a surgical procedure. They may or may not be related to the disease for which the surgery was done, and they may or may not be direct results of the surgery.Prospective Studies: Observation of a population for a sufficient number of persons over a sufficient number of years to generate incidence or mortality rates subsequent to the selection of the study group.Debridement: The removal of foreign material and devitalized or contaminated tissue from or adjacent to a traumatic or infected lesion until surrounding healthy tissue is exposed. (Dorland, 27th ed)Soccer: A game in which a round inflated ball is advanced by kicking or propelling with any part of the body except the hands or arms. The object of the game is to place the ball in opposite goals.Basketball: A competitive team sport played on a rectangular court having a raised basket at each end.Periodontal Ligament: The fibrous CONNECTIVE TISSUE surrounding the TOOTH ROOT, separating it from and attaching it to the alveolar bone (ALVEOLAR PROCESS).Pain, Postoperative: Pain during the period after surgery.Stress, Mechanical: A purely physical condition which exists within any material because of strain or deformation by external forces or by non-uniform thermal expansion; expressed quantitatively in units of force per unit area.Magnetic Resonance Imaging: Non-invasive method of demonstrating internal anatomy based on the principle that atomic nuclei in a strong magnetic field absorb pulses of radiofrequency energy and emit them as radiowaves which can be reconstructed into computerized images. The concept includes proton spin tomographic techniques.Knee Dislocation: Slippage of the FEMUR off the TIBIA.Tenodesis: Fixation of the end of a tendon to a bone, often by suturing.Nerve Block: Interruption of NEURAL CONDUCTION in peripheral nerves or nerve trunks by the injection of a local anesthetic agent (e.g., LIDOCAINE; PHENOL; BOTULINUM TOXINS) to manage or treat pain.Surgery, Computer-Assisted: Surgical procedures conducted with the aid of computers. This is most frequently used in orthopedic and laparoscopic surgery for implant placement and instrument guidance. Image-guided surgery interactively combines prior CT scans or MRI images with real-time video.Imaging, Three-Dimensional: The process of generating three-dimensional images by electronic, photographic, or other methods. For example, three-dimensional images can be generated by assembling multiple tomographic images with the aid of a computer, while photographic 3-D images (HOLOGRAPHY) can be made by exposing film to the interference pattern created when two laser light sources shine on an object.Cartilage, Articular: A protective layer of firm, flexible cartilage over the articulating ends of bones. It provides a smooth surface for joint movement, protecting the ends of long bones from wear at points of contact.Patellar Dislocation: Displacement of the PATELLA from the femoral groove.Collateral Ligaments: A number of ligaments on either side of, and serving as a radius of movement of, a joint having a hingelike movement. They occur at the elbow, knee, wrist, metacarpo- and metatarsophalangeal, proximal interphalangeal, and distal interphalangeal joints of the hands and feet. (Stedman, 25th ed)Time Factors: Elements of limited time intervals, contributing to particular results or situations.Longitudinal Ligaments: Two extensive fibrous bands running the length of the vertebral column. The anterior longitudinal ligament (ligamentum longitudinale anterius; lacertus medius) interconnects the anterior surfaces of the vertebral bodies; the posterior longitudinal ligament (ligamentum longitudinale posterius) interconnects the posterior surfaces. The commonest clinical consideration is OSSIFICATION OF POSTERIOR LONGITUDINAL LIGAMENT. (From Stedman, 25th ed)Osteoarthritis: A progressive, degenerative joint disease, the most common form of arthritis, especially in older persons. The disease is thought to result not from the aging process but from biochemical changes and biomechanical stresses affecting articular cartilage. In the foreign literature it is often called osteoarthrosis deformans.Physical Therapy Modalities: Therapeutic modalities frequently used in PHYSICAL THERAPY SPECIALTY by PHYSICAL THERAPISTS or physiotherapists to promote, maintain, or restore the physical and physiological well-being of an individual.Acromioclavicular Joint: The gliding joint formed by the outer extremity of the CLAVICLE and the inner margin of the acromion process of the SCAPULA.Muscle, Skeletal: A subtype of striated muscle, attached by TENDONS to the SKELETON. Skeletal muscles are innervated and their movement can be consciously controlled. They are also called voluntary muscles.Exercise Therapy: A regimen or plan of physical activities designed and prescribed for specific therapeutic goals. Its purpose is to restore normal musculoskeletal function or to reduce pain caused by diseases or injuries.Joint Loose Bodies: Fibrous, bony, cartilaginous and osteocartilaginous fragments in a synovial joint. Major causes are osteochondritis dissecans, synovial chondromatosis, osteophytes, fractured articular surfaces and damaged menisci.Wound Healing: Restoration of integrity to traumatized tissue.Patellofemoral Joint: The articulation between the articular surface of the PATELLA and the patellar surface of the FEMUR.Hemarthrosis: Bleeding into the joints. It may arise from trauma or spontaneously in patients with hemophilia.Cohort Studies: Studies in which subsets of a defined population are identified. These groups may or may not be exposed to factors hypothesized to influence the probability of the occurrence of a particular disease or other outcome. Cohorts are defined populations which, as a whole, are followed in an attempt to determine distinguishing subgroup characteristics.Lateral Ligament, Ankle: LATERAL LIGAMENTS of the ANKLE JOINT. It includes inferior tibiofibular ligaments.Analysis of Variance: A statistical technique that isolates and assesses the contributions of categorical independent variables to variation in the mean of a continuous dependent variable.Carpometacarpal Joints: The articulations between the CARPAL BONES and the METACARPAL BONES.Trapezium Bone: A carpal bone adjacent to the TRAPEZOID BONE.Questionnaires: Predetermined sets of questions used to collect data - clinical data, social status, occupational group, etc. The term is often applied to a self-completed survey instrument.Transplantation, Homologous: Transplantation between individuals of the same species. Usually refers to genetically disparate individuals in contradistinction to isogeneic transplantation for genetically identical individuals.Joint Diseases

The effect of isolated popliteus tendon complex injury on graft force in anterior cruciate ligament reconstructed knees. (1/181)

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Remodelling of human hamstring autografts after anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction. (2/181)

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Factors that influence the intra-articular rupture pattern of the ACL graft following single-bundle reconstruction. (3/181)

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Advances in the three-portal technique for anatomical single- or double-bundle ACL reconstruction. (4/181)

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VEGF receptor mRNA expression by ACL fibroblasts is associated with functional healing of the ACL. (5/181)

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Systematic review on cadaveric studies of anatomic anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction. (6/181)

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In vitro and intraoperative laxities after single-bundle and double-bundle anterior cruciate ligament reconstructions. (7/181)

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Intra-articular findings in primary and revision anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction surgery: a comparison of the MOON and MARS study groups. (8/181)

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*Posterior cruciate ligament

Ligaments are sturdy bands of tissues that connect bones. Similar to the anterior cruciate ligament, the PCL connects the femur ... A procedure called ligament reconstruction is used to replace the torn PCL with a new ligament, which is usually a graft taken ... The PCL is an intracapsular ligament along with the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) because it lies deep within the knee joint ... The posterior cruciate ligament (or PCL) is one of the four major ligaments of the knee. It connects the posterior ...

*Anterior cruciate ligament

... reconstruction Anterior drawer test Anterolateral ligament Lateral collateral ligament Medial ... The anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) is one of a pair of cruciate ligaments (the other being the posterior cruciate ligament) ... The joint through which the anterior cruciate ligament passes, along with the actual size of the anterior cruciate ligament, is ... it is also referred to as the cranial cruciate ligament. The anterior cruciate ligament is one of the four main ligaments of ...

*Meniscus transplant

Uncorrected varus or valgus axial malalignment Uncorrected knee joint instability Anterior cruciate ligament deficiency Knee ... ACL reconstruction or osteotomy in patients with evidence of arthritic deterioration, instability or malalignment. One paper ... Levy, IM; Torzilli, PA; Warren, RF (Jul 1982). "The effect of medial meniscectomy on anterior-posterior motion of the knee". ... Swenson, TM; Harner, CD (Jul 1995). "Knee ligament and meniscal injuries. Current concepts". The Orthopedic clinics of North ...

*Kinesiophobia

... et al Variables associated with return to sport following anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction: a systematic review. Br J ... and persisten knee symptoms are common factors for lack of return to sport after anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction". ...

*Posterior cruciate ligament injury

Ligaments are sturdy bands of tissues that connect bones. Similar to the anterior cruciate ligament, the PCL connects the femur ... A procedure called ligament reconstruction is used to replace the torn PCL with a new ligament, which is usually a graft taken ... in injuries to the posterior cruciate ligament. Patients who are suspected to have a posterior cruciate ligament injury should ... Ligament tears account for more than forty percent of knee injuries and the posterior cruciate ligament is considered one of ...

*Anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction

... (ACL reconstruction) is a surgical tissue graft replacement of the anterior cruciate ... Anterior Cruciate Ligament damage is a very common injury, especially among athletes.Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction ... "Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Injuries". www.webmd.com. Retrieved 25 April 2016. "Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Injuries ... "Ligament Tissue Engineering and Its Potential Role in Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction". Stem Cells International. ...

*Patellar ligament

This patellar ligament method of reconstruction was traditionally the gold standard graft for anterior cruciate ligament ... It can be used as a tissue source in the repair of other ligaments. In the event of a torn anterior cruciate ligament, the ... "Anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction best practice: A review of graft choice". World Journal of Orthopedics. 5 (1): 23-29 ... PATELLAR LIGAMENT.Deep dissection. Anterior view. This article incorporates text in the public domain from the 20th edition of ...

*Anterior interval release

... such as anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction surgery. More subtle origins of fibrotic contracture in the anterior interval ... "Arthroscopic treatment of symptomatic extension block complicating anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction". Am J Sports Med ... Anterior interval release (AIR) is a type of arthroscopic knee surgery performed to alleviate pain and associated symptoms ... Diagnosis of arthrofibrosis or scar tissue in the anterior interval can consist of clinical signs such as a positive Hoffa test ...

*Arthrofibrosis

"Arthroscopic treatment of symptomatic extension block complicating anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction". The American ... Specialized arthroscopic lysis of adhesions knee procedures such as anterior interval releases may be indicated and utilized to ... Steadman JR, Dragoo JL, Hines SL, Briggs KK (September 2008). "Arthroscopic release for symptomatic scarring of the anterior ...

*Open kinetic chain exercises

... or Closed-Kinetic Chain Exercises After Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction?" (PDF). Exercise Sport Science Review. 33 (3 ...

*Anterior cruciate ligament injury

In those with high activity levels, arthroscopic repair via anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction is often recommended. ... Anterior cruciate ligament injury is when the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) is either stretched, partially torn, or ... "Gender differences in anterior cruciate ligament injury vary with activity: epidemiology of anterior cruciate ligament injuries ... "Incidence and trends of anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction in the United States". The American Journal of Sports ...

*Eccentric training

Lepley, L.K. (2013). "Effect of Eccentric Strengthening After Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction on Quadriceps Strength ... "After Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction Effects of Early Progressive Eccentric Exercise on Muscle Structure". The ... "After Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction Effects of Early Progressive Eccentric Exercise on Muscle Structure". The ... The ACL is one of the four main stabilizing ligaments of the knee. During the post-operative rehabilitation of patients, ...

*Graft (surgery)

Ligament repair, as with anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction or ulnar collateral ligament reconstruction. Large amount of ...

*Glucosamine

Eraslan A, Ulkar B (2015). "Glucosamine supplementation after anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction in athletes: a ... supplementation had no additional effect on any rehabilitation outcome when given to athletes after anterior cruciate ligament ... ACL) reconstruction. One clinical study over three years showed that glucosamine in doses of 1500 mg per day is safe to use. ...

*Movement assessment

... by assessing limb symmetry after an anterior cruciate ligament injury or following anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction. ... landing and postural stability predict second anterior cruciate ligament injury after anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction ... "Single-legged hop tests as predictors of self-reported knee function after anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction: The ... "Single-legged hop tests as predictors of self-reported knee function after anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction: The ...

*Cold compression therapy

"The effect of cryotherapy on intraarticular temperature and postoperative care after anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction ... The therapy is especially useful for sprains, strains, pulled muscles and pulled ligaments. Cold Compression is a combination ...

*Leslie Woodard

In her second season, Leslie injured her knee, and required Anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction surgery. As the surgery ...

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Lee BI, Min KD, Choi HS, Kim JB, Kim ST (2006). "Arthroscopic anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction with the tibial-remnant ...

*Unhappy triad

Anterior cruciate ligament injury Anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction Shelbourne K, Nitz P (1991). "The O'Donoghue triad ... The medial collateral ligament, posterior cruciate ligament, anterior cruciate ligament, and lateral collateral ligament are ... "tibial collateral ligament") The anterior cruciate ligament is one of the four crucial ligaments in the knee. It originates ... Injury An anterior cruciate ligament injury results from excess tension on the ligament. This can come from a sudden stop or ...

*Gregory Berns

"Roofplasty requirements in vitro for different tibial hole placements in anterior cruciate ligament reconstructions". Am. J. ... Berns, GS; Hull, ML; Patterson, HA (1992). "Strain in the anteromedial bundle of the anterior cruciate ligament under ... Howell, SM; Berns, GS; Farley, TE (1991). "Unimpinged and impinged anterior cruciate ligament grafts: MR signal intensity ... "1996 Strain in the medial collateral ligament of the human knee under single and combined loads". J. Biomech. 29: 199-206. doi: ...

*Matthew Osman

He was forced to have an anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction, returning to training in May 2008. On July 2008 Osman re- ...

*Arthroscopy

The procedures is more commonly performed to treat meniscus injury and to perform anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction. ... Surgeons view the joint area on a video monitor, and can diagnose and repair torn joint tissue, such as ligaments. It is ... Many invasive spine procedures involve the removal of bone, muscle, and ligaments to access and treat problematic areas. In ... Arthroscopic procedures can be performed during ACL reconstruction. While commonly used for meniscal injuries to the knee, this ...

*Lauren McMurchie

In 2013, she went on loan to Hamilton Academical after recovering from her third anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction. In ...

*Bob McCrory

In his four years in the minors, he has had anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction, and Tommy John surgery. McCrory began ...

*Ketoprofen

... by Muscle and Tendon after Topical or Oral Administration in Patients Undergoing Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction". ...

*Ramon Cugat

... early 2000 he has used Growth Factors in his treatments and since 2013 stem cells in the repair of anterior cruciate ligament ... 2013 Healing of donor site in bone-tendon-bone ACL reconstruction accelerated with plasma rich in growth factors: a randomized ...

*David Bhana

The injury required multiple surgeries including an anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction, ruling him out for the remainder ...
Long-term studies after primary and revision Anterior Cruciate Ligament reconstruction using different types of autograft? with special emphasis on the clinical, radiographic, histological and ultrastructural results Mattias Lid?n Department of Orthopaedics, Institute of Clinical Sciences at Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg, G?teborg, Sweden The aim of this study was to evaluate the long-term outcome after primary ACL reconstruction surgery using either BPTB or HT autografts and, in addition, ACL revision surgery using re-harvested patellar tendon autografts. Clinical and standard radiographic assessments were made of both the primary ACL-reconstructed knees and the patients who underwent ACL revision surgery using re-harvested patellar tendon autografts. Furthermore, in the revised knees, the patellar tendon underwent radiographic evaluations using MRI two and ten years after the index operation and histological and ultrastructural evaluations using a light and transmission ...
Anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injuries are common in young athletes. The management of ACL injuries has evolved considerably in the past 50 years. Historically, ACL tears were managed via isolated lateral extra-articular tenodesis (LET) to control anterior laxity. The use of isolated extra-articular reconstruction decreased after single-bundle intra-articular ACL reconstruction techniques were introduced. Double-bundle ACL reconstruction was developed to further control rotational laxity. Recently, single-bundle ACL reconstruction in combination with LET has emerged as a method to decrease rotatory laxity in high-risk athletes. Although LET usually is recommended during revision ACL surgery, LET also is considered an adjunct to primary ACL reconstruction in patients with certain risk factors, such as age younger than 18 years, a grade II pivot shift, underlying hyperlaxity, or intention to return to high-demand cutting/pivoting sports activity. This video discusses the case presentation of a 13-year
Anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction is one of the most common orthopaedic procedures performed among young, active and healthy individuals.. The double-bundle ACL reconstruction technique was developed to improve both the anatomical and biomechanical properties of the knee after the reconstruction, due to the restoration of both of the bundles of the ACL: the anteromedial (AM) and the posterolateral (PL) bundle.. Their different insertion sites and tension patterns during knee motion, were supposed to resemble the native ACL more closely than the traditional single-bundle reconstruction. Although many laboratory studies support these findings, clinical studies are less convincing. Large, high-quality studies, with focus on the patient´s subjective outcome has been requested in order to decide if double-bundle reconstruction technique should continue to be an option for the ACL injured patients. This study was designed to compare the double-bundle to the single-bundle ACL ...
Published Articles:. Brophy RH, Wright RW, David TS, et al. Association between previous meniscal surgery and the incidence of chondral lesions at revision anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction. Am J Sports Med 2012. MARS Group. Intra-articular findings in primary and revision anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction surgery: a comparison of the MOON and MARS study groups. Am J Sports Med 2011; 39: 1889-93. MARS Group. Descriptive epidemiology of the Multicenter ACL Revision Study (MARS) cohort. Am J Sports Med 2010; 38: 1979-86. David TS, Bravo H, Scobercea R. Arthroscopic visualization of subscapularis tendon lesions. Orthopedics ...
In this study, good clinical results were obtained after treatment of the 7 cases (7.1%) of infection that occurred within 17 months after ACL reconstruction at our institution. In cases of deep joint infection, arthroscopic debridement yielded good results, except in 1 case that was infected with MRSA and had to undergo revision ACL reconstruction. However, we could not verify the exact cause of the high incidence of infection that occurred during this short period.. Some authors have reported their clinical experiences with septic arthritis of the knee after ACL reconstruction. Van Tongel et al.1) reported postoperative septic arthritis occurred in 9 (0.51%) of 1,736 patients during a period of 10 years. They obtained good results by performing urgent extensive arthroscopic debridement with antibiotic therapy and repeat debridement if there was no response. Judd et al.3) reported there were 11 cases (2.6%) of infection within 3 years after 418 cases of ACL reconstruction, and these were ...
Effect of Graft Choice on the Outcome of Revision Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction in the Multicenter ACL Revision Study (MARS) Cohort, R. W. Wright, L. J. Huston, A. K. Haas, K. P. Spindler, S. K. Nwosu, C. R. Allen, A. F. Anderson, D. E. Cooper, E. B. Hershman, J. J. York, and +83 additional authors. ...
Arthroscopic ACL reconstruction is performed by Dr. Haissam Elzaim in Mission, Edinburg and McAllen. Learn more about knee arthroscopic surgery.
Care guide for After Arthroscopic Acl Reconstruction (Ambulatory Care). Includes: possible causes, signs and symptoms, standard treatment options and means of care and support.
0005]The present invention is directed to methods of anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction fixation. First, a tibial tunnel (or tunnels) located between an anterior tibial surface and the tibial plateau and a femoral tunnel (or tunnels) in close proximity to the tibial tunnel are formed. The creation of tibial and demoral tunnels are familiar to those skilled in the art. Next, a plurality of supplemental femoral tunnels to provide a basis for suture material fixation of graft tissue/material over cortical bone as replacement or compliment to implants; forming a plurality of supplemental tibial and femoral tunnels connecting with the tibial and femoral tunnels, respectively, to provide a basis for suture material fixation of graft tissue/material over cortical bone as replacement or compliment to implants. Inserting the first end of a strand of suture material through the tibial and femoral tunnels then through each supplemental femoral tunnel. The other end of each of each strand of suture ...
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UKKOR was launched from Basingstoke last August. Mr Wilson and his colleagues Mike Risebury, Matt Dawson, Chris Wilson ​and David Elson launched the first National Registry for Osteotomy surgery worldwide UKKOR as a collaboration. It already has over 60 consultants entering data and will generate fantastic information about all aspects of Osteotomy surgery as the data is entered and examined ...
In November 2013 the Orthopaedic Sports Medicine Community was awakened by a media hype around a new ligament in the knee joint, found in Belgium by Steven Claes, which was previously unknown to surgeons performing arthroscopic ACL reconstruction . North American surgeons buffered the media, showing this new named ALL ligament was an anatomic structure that was found on anatomic sections. Old studies from a French surgeon (1879), Segond, showed that the avulsion fracture, named Segond fracture, was attached to a strong capsulair structure. This structure seems to be the same as the new named ALL ligament. New ligaments could mean new indications and new surgical techniques, which was already seen with the hype of the double bundle ACL reconstruction. Many researches used CAOS to scientifically show the advantages and limitations of DB techniques. In 2009, A Pearle (New York, USA) produced 10 papers using CAOS technology in relation to the new interest in biomechanics and reconstruction ...
Answer: You should certainly have more than 90 degrees bend in your knee following a successful ACL reconstruction. Not knowing your rehab protocol or if there were surgical complications makes it difficult to offer detailed advice, however you should definitely seek the opinion of the surgeon who performed the operation.. Submitted 6 years 16 weeks ago by JordanM ...
During ACL reconstruction, anesthesia is administered through an IV. As this segment of the eMedTV library explains, this general anesthesia puts you to sleep so that you are not aware of any pain, pressure, or movement during the surgery.
Ive had five ACL reconstructions and apparently still havent learned my lesson since I still ride. In fact we took the boat out for the first ride of the season yesterday. Here are the details (I think the dates are right but there have been so many that I lose track): ,BR, ,BR,1. 1997 Right ACL - left foot came out on a double up but landed on the board - POP! Note to self, wipe out instead of landing with foot back on board especially if the front foot is out - replaced with patellar tendon. ,BR,2. 1998 Right ACL - hyperextended knee about 2 months out and tore replacement - replaced with cadaver ligament. ,BR,3. 2000 Right ACL - repeated swelling after riding. Two different doctors thought the ligament was solid and it was either scar tissue or bone chips, went into to clean it out and woke up to hear that the ligament didnt take and was there but dead - replaced with cadaver ligament #2. ,BR,4. 2003 Left ACL and partial MCL - screwed up switch tantrum - right hamstring. ,BR,5. 2005 Left ...
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Having ACL surgery is a big commitment. It is a painful procedure with a long-anticipated recovery. As your surgeons, we know all of you have one goal in mind…
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Oh my, this is the most interesting info i have heard........I am scheduled to get my surgery tommorrow and they said i had a torn main Ligament in the Knee from a hard fall on the right leg from a tall fence.........but I have insurance but they pay After I have met the thousand dollar deductible and then i will still have to pay 20 Percent more of the costs after that has been met............up to $3,000 and then they start to pay all expenses after that...........so I am not sure how much as they will not tell me at the facility before the surgery. I guess I really dont care how much it costs since I want my leg back but i dont want to be broke, I have a mortgage and bills to pay and my short term disablitity claim has not been approved yet so my job is only covering up to 40 percent of my paycheck now..........that check was less than my check when i first started working over 30 years ago at 3.35 per hour!!!!! so they need to get that claim approved so i can get the other 60 percent ...
Seventeen meta-analyses were identified comparing BPTB versus HT for ACLR. The majority of meta-analyses were published in 2011 (5; 29 %), and North America was the most common continent of publication (6; 35 %). The three most commonly reported outcomes were stability (82 %), complications (76 %), and function (return to sport, IKDC score) (71 %). The median number of satisfactorily reported items in the Users Guide was three out of seven (IQR 2-4). The median number of satisfactorily reported items in PRISMA for the meta-analyses was 20 out of 27 (IQR 19-22).. CONCLUSION ...
very interesting thread! It feels great to get out on the water again doesnt it? I just got to finally wade again after having my acl surgery. also wh
TY - JOUR. T1 - Effects of neuromuscular electrical stimulation after anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction on quadriceps strength, function, and patient-oriented outcomes. T2 - A systematic review. AU - Kim, Min. AU - Croy, Ted. AU - Hertel, Jay. AU - Saliba, Susan. PY - 2010/1/1. Y1 - 2010/1/1. N2 - Study Design: Systematic Literature review. Objective: To perform a systematic review of randomized controlled trials assessing the effects of neuromuscular electrical stimulation (NMES) on quadriceps strength, functional performance, and self-reported function after anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction. Background: Conflicting evidence exists regarding the effectiveness of NMES following anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction. Methods: Searches were performed for randomized controlled trials using electronic databases from 1966 through October 2008. Methodological quality was assessed using the Physiotherapy Evidence Database Scale. Between- group effect sizes and 95% confidence ...
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OBJECTIVE To determine the effect of graft choice (allograft, bone-patellar tendon-bone autograft, or hamstring autograft) on deep tissue infections following anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstructions. DESIGN Retrospective cohort study. SETTING AND POPULATION Patients from 6 US health plans who underwent ACL reconstruction from January 1, 2000, through December 31, 2008. METHODS We identified ACL reconstructions and potential postoperative infections using claims data. A hierarchical stratified sampling strategy was used to identify patients for medical record review to confirm ACL reconstructions and to determine allograft vs autograft tissue implanted, clinical characteristics, and infection status. We estimated infection rates overall and by graft type. We used logistic regression to assess the association between infections and patients demographic characteristics, comorbidities, and choice of graft. RESULTS On review of 1,452 medical records, we found 55 deep wound infections. With ...
0005]Single tunnel single bundle anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction (STSBACLR) has long been established as a method of anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction. A variety of graft choices are available to surgeons during ACL reconstruction. These choices include autogenous patellar or quadriceps tendon with bone blocks, or hamstring tendons. In addition, changed here tendon allografts (from donors) may be used. The main portion of the ACL which needs to be reconstructed is the anterolateral bundles. Arthroscopic assisted or open ACL reconstructions involve removing the remaining native ACL and drilling a tunnel at the anatomic attachment site of the anterolateral or posterior medial bundle at the anterolateral wall of the intercondylar notch. This tunnel is drilled in line with the roof of the notch and about 1-3 mm from the posterior articular surface of the lateral femoral condyle. The tibial attachment site is then prepared by identifying the normal attachment site of the ACL ...
TY - JOUR. T1 - Anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction. T2 - A literature review of the anatomy, biomechanics, surgical considerations, and clinical outcomes. AU - Beasley, Leslie S.. AU - Weiland, Daniel E.. AU - Vidal, Armando F.. AU - Chhabra, Anikar. AU - Herzka, Andrea S.. AU - Feng, Matthew T.. AU - West, Robin V.. PY - 2005/1. Y1 - 2005/1. N2 - Anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) ruptures are some of the most common knee injuries seen by sports medicine physicians. However, given the complex anatomy and function of the ACL, reconstruction of this ligament is anything but straightforward. The last decade has seen much advancement in ACL reconstruction, with an improved knowledge of the biology and biomechanics of graft incorporation, new choices for graft material and graft fixation devices, and more accelerated rehabilitation protocols. Although there are numerous studies in the literature on ACL reconstruction, there is yet to be a consensus among surgeons on the "best" graft choice and ...
Knee strength deficits after hamstring tendon and patellar tendon anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction. Knee bracing after ACL reconstruction: effects on postural control and proprioception
Introduction : Several studies have suggested that anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction (ACLR) without wound drainage has no impact on long-term follow-up. Aim: To investigate a prospective patient series as measured by the patient-administered disease-specific questionnaire Knee...
Results Forty-eight studies evaluating 5770 participants at a mean follow-up of 41.5 months were included for review. Overall, 82% of participants had returned to some kind of sports participation, 63% had returned to their preinjury level of participation, and 44% had returned to competitive sport at final follow-up. Approximately 90% of participants achieved normal or nearly normal knee function when assessed postoperatively using impairment-based outcomes such as laxity and strength, and 85% when using activity-based outcomes such as the International Knee Documentation Committee knee evaluation form. Fear of reinjury was the most common reason cited for a postoperative reduction in or cessation of sports participation.. ...
Background: Anterior cruciate ligament reconstructions (ACLRs) are frequently performed on young, active patients and can result in persistent knee symptoms and activity limitations that may affect health-related quality of life (HRQoL). To date, there has been no systematic review of HRQoL outcomes after ACLR. Purpose: The objectives of this study were to report HRQoL ≥5 years after ACLR, compare HRQoL outcomes with available population norms, and describe factors that may affect HRQoL in this population. Study Design: Systematic review. Methods: All studies reporting HRQoL ≥5 years after ACLR with hamstring or patellar tendon autografts were eligible for review. Common HRQoL outcomes were pooled using a random-effects meta-analysis and compared with published population norms. The Spearman rank correlation coefficient (r) was used to identify variables associated with HRQoL outcomes. Where insufficient data were available, outcomes were reported descriptively. Results: Fourteen studies ...
Successful anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction with a tendon graft necessitates solid healing of the tendon graft in the bone tunnel. Improvement of graft healing to bone is crucial for facilitating an early and aggressive rehabilitation and ensuring rapid return to pre-injury levels activity. Tendon graft healing in a bone tunnel requires bone ingrowth into the tendon. Indirect Sharpey fiber formation and direct fibrocartilage fixation confer different anchorage strength and interface properties at the tendon-bone interface. For enhancing tendon graft-to-bone healing, we introduce a strategy that includes the use of periosteum, hydrogel supplemented with periosteal progenitor cells and bone morphogenetic protein-2, and a periosteal progenitor cell sheet. Future studies include the use of cytokines, gene therapy, stem cells, platelet-rich plasma, and mechanical stress for tendon-to-bone healing. These strategies are currently under investigation, and will be applied in the clinical setting in the
Background:The main goal of physiotherapy for patients with anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction (ACL-R) is to improve postural control and retain knee function. Therefore, clinicians need to use evaluative tools that assess postural changes during physiotherapy. To maximize the clinical utility of the results of these tools, the extracted measures should have appropriate psychometric properties of reliability, validity and responsiveness. No study has yet addressed responsiveness of postural measures in these patients. This study was designed to investigate the responsiveness and determine the minimal clinically important changes (MCIC) of static and dynamic postural measures in patients with (ACL-R) following physiotherapy. Methods: Static and dynamic postural measures were evaluated at first occasion and again after four weeks physiotherapy. The static measures consisted of center of pressure (COP) parameters while dynamic measures included the stability indices. Correlation analysis and ROC
Background:The main goal of physiotherapy for patients with anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction (ACL-R) is to improve postural control and retain knee function. Therefore, clinicians need to use evaluative tools that assess postural changes during physiotherapy. To maximize the clinical utility of the results of these tools, the extracted measures should have appropriate psychometric properties of reliability, validity and responsiveness. No study has yet addressed responsiveness of postural measures in these patients. This study was designed to investigate the responsiveness and determine the minimal clinically important changes (MCIC) of static and dynamic postural measures in patients with (ACL-R) following physiotherapy. Methods: Static and dynamic postural measures were evaluated at first occasion and again after four weeks physiotherapy. The static measures consisted of center of pressure (COP) parameters while dynamic measures included the stability indices. Correlation analysis and ROC
All-Inside Versus Inside-Out Meniscal Repair With Concurrent Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction: A Meta-regression Analysis .
Arthroscopy of the left knee was performed with the anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction. Removal of loose bodies. Medial femoral chondroplasty and
Radiographic enlargement of bone tunnels following anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction has been recently introduced in the literature; however, the etiology and clinical relevance of this
PURPOSE:External loading of osteoarthritic and healthy knees correlates with current and future osteochondral tissue state. These relationships have not been examined following anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction. We hypothesised greater magnitude tibiofemoral contact forces were related to increased prevalence of osteochondral pathologies, and these relationships were exacerbated by concomitant meniscal injury. METHODS:This was a cross-sectional study of 100 individuals (29.7 ± 6.5 years, 78.1 ± 14.4 kg) examined 2-3 years following hamstring tendon anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction. Thirty-eight participants had concurrent meniscal pathology (30.6 ± 6.6 years, 83.3 ± 14.3 kg), which included treated and untreated meniscal injury, and 62 participants (29.8 ± 6.4 years, 74.9 ± 13.3 kg) were free of meniscal pathology. Magnetic resonance imaging of reconstructed knees was used to assess prevalence of tibiofemoral osteochondral pathologies (i.e., cartilage defects and bone ...
The position of the femoral tunnel in anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction has been assessed on three dimensional CT (3D-CT) scan or in cadaveric study. However, these methods have some issues; 3D-CT scan has a concern on radiation exposure and cadaveric study is not easily available nor an in vivo test. The purpose of this study is to compare the position of the femoral tunnel aperture on conventional MRI and the outcomes after single bundle ACL reconstruction using free tendon Achilles allograft between transportal technique and transtibial technique in active young men ...
Background: The goal of this study is to provide outcomes data for ACL reconstruction surgeries to a single physician/surgeon and the patient. Outcomes data collected and analyzed for a single physician will provide the surgeon with information that can be given to patients seeking ACL reconstruction surgery. This information will help the patient know what to expect in terms of recovery, infection rate, and failure rate. It will also aid the surgeon in identifying areas of strength and weakness in his practice. To accomplish this goal a database was created using Filemaker Pro 7 software that allows for data entry at the point of care and basic data analysis. The analyzed data will be given to ACL reconstruction surgery candidates likely in the form of a handout or pamphlet during the informed consent process. Hypothesis: Collection of subjective and objective data should allow for a better understanding of the post-operative outcomes of a single surgeon for ACL reconstruction surgery and improve the
Athletes who have sustained an anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injury often opt for an ACL reconstruction (ACLR) with the goal and expectation to resume sports. Unfortunately, the proportion of...
Prospective, controlled, randomized, single blind study in patients undergoing rehabilitation following anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction. 96 patients were randomly assigned to one of three groups. Group Group KH (Kneehab n=33)trained with a new type of NMES with multipath activation for 20 minutes, 3 times per day, 5 days per week for 12 weeks; Group PS (Poli-Stim n=29) trained with standard neuromuscular electrical stimulation (NMES) for 20 minutes per day, 5 days per week for 12 weeks; Group CO (Control - n=34), which did not use muscle stimulation, performed voluntary isometric quadriceps muscle contractions. Patients receiving either form of NMES treatment were instructed to isometrically contract the quadriceps muscle voluntarily with each electrical muscle stimulation. All three groups superimposed this training schedule on the standard post-ACL reconstruction rehabilitation protocol used at the clinic.. The study design corresponded to a two-way variance analysis with three ...
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Anterior cruciate ligament is one of the most important ligaments inside human knee joint. Knee joint is the meeting point of thigh bone known as femur and shinbone known as tibia. Best treatment for this condition can be obtained from a knee injury doctor. Conservative medicines and physical therapy are useful only in
A method of replacing an ACL with a graft. The method provides for the drilling bone tunnels in a femur and a tibia. A replacement graft is provided having first and second ends. A biodegradable composite screw is provided. The screw is made from a biodegradable polymer and a bioceramic or a bioglass. At least one end of the graft is secured in a bone tunnel using the biodegradable composite screw.
|p|The purpose of this study was to investigate the responses elicited during aquatic and land rehabilitation to establish the comparison among parameters such as, range of motion (ROM), muscle strength, circumference of muscle mass and swelling. Thirteen individuals with an anterior reconstruction ligament with a concomitant meniscal injury participated in the study who established 2 groups: the land rehabilitation (LR), patients who were followed by a land program and the water rehabilitation (WR) whose patients had an aquatic program. Clinical evaluations were applied in the 0, 3, 6 and 9 weeks measuring the parameters. The patients from the WR reached the best results for all parameters which were evaluated. We concluded the aquatic rehabilitation allowed earlier function recuperation than the land program.|/p|
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Examining the Effect of Anterior Drawer and Lachman Test on Lysholm Score in Patients with Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction Using Hamstring Tendon
Examining the Effect of Anterior Drawer and Lachman Test on Lysholm Score in Patients with Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction Using Hamstring Tendon
OBJECTIVE: The anterolateral ligament (ALL) may limit tibial internal rotation and pivot-shift following anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction. Previous studies, using magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) to identify this structure, have been inconsistent. We aimed to further characterize the anatomy of this ligament with reference to previous work. MATERIALS AND METHODS: Institutional Review Board approval was gained and a retrospective study of 154 consecutive 1.5-T MRI studies was performed by a consultant musculoskeletal radiologist. Cases with a lateral compartment or cruciate injury and patients under 16 years were excluded. A total of 100 MRIs (98 patients; 63 males: 35 females; mean age, 45.3 years, range, 16-85 years) were included in the study. RESULTS: The ALL was visualized partially in 94 (94.0 %) of the cases and fully with distinct femoral and tibial fibers in 57 (57.0 %) of the cases. Although the femoral origin was discreet in only 57 (57.0 %) of cases, the tibial insertion ...
Arthroscopic ACL reconstruction has become the gold standard for ACL insufficiency in active patients. Hamstring tendon is the most favoured graft choice for ACL reconstruction. The aim of this study is to prospectively evaluate the clinical outcome of a series of 30 patients who underwent Arthroscopic ACL reconstruction using hamstring tendons with suspensory method of fixation using Endobutton on femur and titanium suture disc on the tibial end, with a follow-up of 2 years.
which is placed into the knee joint through a small incision. A camera is used and the image is viewed on a TV monitor to look and take pictures. The arthroscope allows evaluation of the entire knee joint, including the knee cap (patella), the cartilage surfaces, the meniscus, the ligaments (ACL & PCL), and the joint lining. Small instruments ranging from 3-5 millimeters in size are inserted through addi-tional incisions so that the joint structures can be evaluated for any damage, any injury can be diagnosed, and damaged tissue can be repaired, reconstructed, or removed.. The word arthroscopy comes from two Greek words,. "arthro" (joint) and "skopein" (to look).. ACL Reconstruction is a Good option for symptomatic Grade II and Grade III injury:. The goal of the anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction (ACLR) surgery is to restore ...
Kinesiophobia is a term used in the context of rehabilitation medicine and physical therapy to describe peoples fear of pain due to movement, a factor that hinders rehabilitation and actually prolongs disability and pain. This fear of movement can be a factor in increased time to return to participation in pre-injury activities. It has been shown that higher levels of kinesiophobia are linked to a lack of re-entry into pre-injury activities. Vincent HK, et al. Outpatient rehabilitation outcomes in obese patients with orthopedic conditions. Eur J Phys Rehabil Med. 2013 Jun;49(3):419-29. Review. PMID 23736903 Free full text Czuppon S, et al Variables associated with return to sport following anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction: a systematic review. Br J Sports Med. 2014 Mar;48(5):356-64. Review. PMID 24124040 free full text Flanigan DC, et al. Psychological Factors Affecting Rehabilitation and Outcomes Following Elective Orthopaedic Surgery. J Am Acad Orthop Surg. 2015 Sep;23(9):563-70. ...
LAS VEGAS — A retrospective study of 3,425 patients who underwent primary ACL reconstruction and had no meniscal pathology at the time of surgery and a normal contralateral knee showed a significantly higher odds of patients later having meniscal surgery on their reconstructed knee compared with their contralateral joint. Investigators also found primary ACL reconstructions performed with
Where is the anterior cruciate ligament is located in the human body - Where is the anterior cruciate ligament is located in the human body? The knee. The anterior cruciate ligament is located directly in the center of the knee and is a major stabilizer of the knee joint.
THE MID - TERM EFFECT OF KINESIO TAPING ON PEAK POWER OF QUADRICEPS AND HAMSTRING MUSCLES AFTER ANTERIOR CRUCIATE LIGAMENT RECONSTRUCTION
Fong, L.; Fu, S.; Helquist, T.; and Davenport, Todd E., "Surgical anatomy and technique of anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction using a semitendinosus-gracilis autograft in a human cadaver model" (2003). School of Pharmacy and Health Sciences Faculty Presentations. 52 ...
The ACL Study Group is a group of orthopedic surgeons with a common interest in the anterior cruciate ligament. The ACL Study Group is organizing a meeting to share and learn about knee injuries and meniscus injuries, ACL research and the latest advances in ACL reconstruction.
Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) is helpful for the noninvasive evaluation of the graft integrity of an anterior cruciate ligament graft in the postoperative phase. In clinical studies the MRI was used for the observation of the graft remodeling, correlated however in no case the signal intensity with biomechanical findings. In the present study the quantitative MR-signal in form of a signal/noise quotient was compared for the first time with biomechanical parameters over two years in a long-term animal model and correlated with each other. Twenty-nine sheep underwent anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction with an autologous Achilles tendon split graft and were sacrificed after 6, 12, 24, 52 and 104 weeks. Before sacrificing, all animals underwent plain and contrast-enhanced (gadolinium-diethylenetriamine pentacetic acid) magnetic resonance imaging (1.5 Tesla, T1-weighted, 2-mm sections, sagital oblique orientation) of their operated knees. The signal/noise quotient was calculated and data ...
Athletic Training and Sports Health Care | Patients who undergo anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) surgery experience not only physical problems, but also psychological distress such as anger, depression, anxiety, and fear.1 These psychological issues are said to be responsible for up to 50% of athletes failing to return to their preinjury level of sport following ACL surgery, despite being fully physically rehabilitated.2 Therefore, it is
A new study just released at the 2008 Annual Meeting of the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine found that using a cadaver ligament may not be the best choice.. The ACL is one of the major stabilizing ligaments of the knee. Located in the center of the knee joint, it runs from the thigh bone to the shin bone, through the center of the knee. Typically, the ACL tear occurs after a sudden direction change. To repair a torn ACL, an orthopedic surgeon replaces the damaged ligament with a new one, either from a cadaver or from the patients own body (usually the patellar-tendon bone or the hamstring tendon).. But according to a study done at the Mississippi Sports Medicine and Orthopaedic Center, cadaver ligaments fail about a fourth of the time. In this study, 64 patients aged 40 years and younger with high activity levels who had ACL reconstruction with a cadaver replacement ligament were followed for at least 2 years. ACL reconstruction failure was defined as the need for a second ...
ACL reconstruction is a commonly performed arthroscopic surgery. Click here to read more about the ACL reconstruction hamstring tendon treated by Dr Strauss in New York.
Most people who have who have torn their ACL (anterior cruciate ligament) need surgery to return to full activity and reduce the risk of further knee injury.
Anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) is one of the two cruciate ligaments that stabilise the knee joint. Gross anatomy The ACL arises from the anteromedial aspect of the intercondylar area on the tibial plateau and passes upwards and backwards to ...
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The Anterior Cruciate Ligament: Injury Prevention and Treatment. Charles Ruotolo, MD FAAOS Chairman, Dept. of Orthopedics Nassau University Medical Center. Anatomy. Anteromedial bundle Smaller, tight in flexion Posterolateral bundle Larger, tight in extension Slideshow 158410 by Thomas
BACKGROUND: In anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction using hamstring grafts, the graft can be looped, resulting in an increased graft diameter but reducing graft length within the tunnels. HYPOTHESIS: After 6 and 12 weeks, structural properties and knee kinematics after soft tissue ACL reconstruction with 15 mm within the femoral tunnel will be significantly inferior when compared with the properties of ACL reconstruction with 25 mm in the tunnel. STUDY DESIGN: Controlled laboratory study. METHODS: In an intra-articular goat model, 36 ACL reconstructions using an Achilles tendon split graft were performed with 15-mm (18 knees) and 25-mm (18 knees) graft length in the femoral tunnel. Animals were sacrificed 6 weeks and 12 weeks after surgery and knee kinematics was tested. In situ forces as well as the structural properties were determined and compared with those in an intact control group. Histologic analyses were performed in 2 animals in each group 6 and 12 weeks postoperatively. ...
The anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) is an important ligament that checks the forward sliding of the tibia bone on the femur bone in the knee. This ligament can be injured with sports or falls, especially with blows to the knee from the side, while the foot is planted on the ground. The ACL can be sprained which means it is still intact. If ruptured it is completely broken. When an ACL injury involves a sprain, there is typically swelling that occurs in the knee and a feeling of instability with walking. Sprains are classified according to their severity, with grades 1 through 3. Grades 1 and 2 are often treatable without surgery, while grade 3 is most often a complete tear and typically requires surgery.. With a sprain, the ligament is overstretched and micro-tearing results, causing pain and inflammation. There is little blood flow to the ligaments and they get most of their nutrition from the joint fluid. This means, that their healing is a lot slower than most other tissues. Depending on the ...
If you have knee pain inside your knee, most commonly youve torn your ACL (anterior cruciate ligament). At The Stone Clinic in San Francisco we can reconstruct the ACL using donor tissue.
Both Open Chain Exercises and Closed chain exercises have a role to play in knee rehabilitation following ACL reconstruction.. During the early phase of rehabilitation the goals are to avoid excessive strain on the ACL graft and excessive patellofemoral joint stress. Hence Closed Chain exercises are recommended for the first 3 months post reconstruction. Heijne showed that early start of OKC quadriceps exercises after hamstring ACL reconstruction resulted in significantly increased anterior knee laxity.. When improvement in quadriceps function is an essential treatment goal especially during the middle period of rehabilitation, therapists may need to combine OKC exercises with CKC exercises to provide optimal training stimuli. Rehabilitation with OKC quadriceps exercise led to significantly greater quadriceps strength compared with rehabilitation with CKC quadriceps exercise with significantly higher number of athletes returning to their previous activity earlier. Patients with ACL deficiency ...
The anterior cruciate ligaments (ACL) at the front and back of the knee, are the central pillars of the joint and as such, the essential stabilisers. They connect the front top of the tibia (lower leg bone), to the rear bottom of the femur (thigh bone). A rupture of one of the ligaments causes instability, which if not treated, leads to considerable attritional damage to the cartilage in the knee joint (arthrosis). Clinical and experimental examinations have proven that a damaged frontal cruciate knee ligament will not heal by itself.
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LACKING APPROPRIATE RESEARCH SUPPORT OR THE NEXT GOLD STANDARD?. It must be the hottest debate in knee surgery at the moment. Should ACL reconstructions be performed using the LARS (Ligament Augmentation and Reconstruction System) or should orthopaedic surgeons continue to use the more traditional four strand hamstring (4HS) or bone patella tendon bone (BPTB) grafts? It is a good question. Obviously for us as sports physiotherapists the choice is not ours to make, but, invariably the injured athlete will ask our professional opinion.. So how do you reply when they say - "What do you think I should do?". The easiest thing to do is give them some facts.. THE LARS SURGERY. The latest LARS is composed of polyethylene terephthalate - an industrial-strength polyester fibre. It can only be used in a population that has a well vascularised ACL stump, ideally in acute settings. The theory is that the LARS pulls the two ends of the ACL together and allow for fibroblastic ingrowth. Check out the video ...
Prof. Dr. P. Knaus (Principle Investigator FUB, FB Biologie, Chemie, Pharmazie). PD Dr. G. Schulze-Tanzil (Principle Investigator CUB, Klinik für Unfall- und Wiederherstellungschirurgie). Collaborating Researchers: Prof. Dr. W. Ertel (CUB), Dr. K. Ruschke (FUB). Project Summary Anterior cruciate ligament degeneration might lead to joint instability and favour progression of osteoarthritis of the knee. However, it remains unclear, whether a dysregulation of complement and growth factors contributes to age- or OA-associated ACL degeneration. Therefore, the aim is to study regulation, activity and crosstalk of complement and TGFβ/ body morphogenetic protein (BMP) signalling in ACLs from patients of different ages suffering from OA.. ...
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The recommendations of how fresh lesions of the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) should be treated are various. Repair of the ligament alone leads to a good functional result only in 30% of cases. As...
A model of the knee in the sagittal plane was used to investigate the ligament forces resulting when an external load applied to the tibia resisted either extension or flexion of the knee under increasing isometric quadriceps or hamstrings contractions, respectively. An elementary mechanical analysis showed which ligament, the anterior or posterior cruciate, was loaded at a given flexion angle and known line of action of the external load. Ligament force, as a proportion of the external load, was also calculated. The results serve as guidelines for the design of injury-specific physical therapy techniques for use after cruciate ligament reconstruction.
Previous studies suggested that subjects with ACL injuries have a high risk of developing post-traumatic osteoarthritis even after ACL reconstruction. Cartilage matrix and morphology changes were evaluated within the medial and lateral regions of the femur and tibia of ACL-injured knees using 3 T MRI T1ρ and T2 quantification two years following reconstruction. Elevated T1ρ values and thicker medial compartments in ACL-injured patients was observed over the two years. T1ρ values in posterolateral tibial cartilage were significantly higher in ACL-reconstructed knees and were not fully recovered at the 2-year follow-up. These results suggest quantitative MRI can be a powerful tool for stratifying injury, monitoring and potentially predicting post-traumatic OA development in ACL-injured joints ...
The ACL is a major stabilizer of the knee. When its torn, traditional thinking has been that it will not heal, so surgery is often used to replace the torn ligament. However, along with most surgical procedures, ACL surgery has its issues. First, the graft goes in at a steeper angle than the original ACL, causing more compression of the cartilage. For this reason, most young adults who get the surgery will end up with arthritis by age 30. In addition, the position sense and strength of the knee is often never the same. Obviously, the best possible scenario for a torn ACL would be to heal the ligament in place. The Regenexx patented stem cell procedure is intended to do just that. We regularly see good patient results, as well as visual confirmation of healing on follow-up MRIs.. ...
How to Heal After ACL Surgery. The Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) is one of the four primary ligaments (connective tissues that connect bones) in the knee. If you tear your ACL, and it cannot be sutured, it may need to be repaired or...
Patients who have their anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstructed are more likely to have subsequent knee surgery if they are women or are treated by a
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Purpose: Anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) tear greatly increases the risk of knee osteoarthritis (OA), even when patients undergo ACL reconstruction surgery (ACLR). Changes to walking kinematics following ACLR have been suggested to play a role in this degenerative path to post-traumatic OA by shifting the location of repetitive joint contact loads that occur during walking to regions of cartilage not conditioned for altered loads. Recent work has shown that changes to the average knee center of rotation during walking (KCOR) between 2 and 4 years after ACLR are associated with long term changes in patient reported outcomes at 8 years. Changes to KCOR result in changes to contact patterns between the femur and the tibial plateau. However, it is unknown if changes to this kinematic measure are reflected by changes to cartilage as early as 2 years after surgery. Ultrashort TE-enhanced T2* (UTE-T2*) mapping has been shown to be sensitive to subsurface changes occurring in deep articular cartilage ...
A suturing jig for attaching strands of tissue for use as a ligament replacement in cruciate ligament reconstruction. The suturing jig is provided with two pivotally attached arms having at their respective distal ends a clamping member. Each clamping member includes a plurality of openings. Each opening on one clamping member is aligned with a corresponding opening on the other clamping member for providing a path through which a needle may pass.
A suturing jig for attaching strands of tissue for use as a ligament replacement in cruciate ligament reconstruction. The suturing jig is provided with two pivotally attached arms having at their respective distal ends a clamping member. Each clamping member includes a plurality of openings. Each opening on one clamping member is aligned with a corresponding opening on the other clamping member for providing a path through which a needle may pass.
ACL injuries - which can happen in active and athletic kids - happen when excessive pressure is put on the knee joint, resulting in a torn ligament.
How to Care for a Dog with a Torn ACL. A torn ACL (anterior cruciate ligament) is a common cause of hind-leg lameness in dogs. The condition is caused when the anterior cruciate ligament within the knee joint either stretches or tears...
Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Injuries in Women The anterior cruciate ligament, commonly called the ACL, is a thick, elastic band of tissue that runs from the bottom of the femur to the top of the tibia. It helps stabilize the knee joint. The ACL can become stretched or torn when the knee is twisted or hyperextended. For reasons that are not fully […]. Find Out More ...
PhD Completion Seminar - Corticomotor and biomechanical adaptations following anterior cruciate ligament rupture and reconstruction page in the Melbourne School of Health Sciences site.
ACL tears and sprains are among the most detrimental of all sports-related injuries. Improper treatment of the ACL has, in fact, ended athletic careers. To correct these conditions, Orthopedic Doctors perform ACL reconstruction surgery when required to repair the tendon.. What is ACL Surgery?. ACL reconstruction surgery requires the use of grafts. The surgeon uses these grafts to recreate the tendon. These grafts are acquired from the patellar or hamstring tendons. The patient could also receive a donation from a cadaver.. The surgery is performed arthroscopically. This enables the surgeons to acquire a clear view of the knee. The smaller incisions reduce the risks that are associated with open knee surgery. The surgeon could also diagnose any additional damage sustained during the injury.. How is the Surgery Performed?. The Orthopedic Doctors in Panama City FL area use the small incisions to produce anchors for the graft. These anchors are holes drilled into the surrounding bones. To secure the ...
We describe the diagnosis, treatment, rehabilitation, and complications of a 27-year-old male paraskiier who sustained a closed high-velocity knee dislocation after colliding with a tree at a speed of 45 mph and falling 40 feet to the ground. Extensive surgery to repair and reconstruct the knee included open lateral capsular repair, open anatomical posterolateral corner reconstruction with split Achilles tendon allograft, open iliotibial band reconstruction with Achilles tendon allograft, arthroscopic anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction with bone-patellar tendon-bone autograft, and double-bundle posterior cruciate ligament reconstruction with Achilles tendon allograft for the anterolateral bundle and tibialis anterior tendon allograft for the posteromedial bundle ...
There is a greater risk of tibial component loosening when mobile unicompartmental knee replacement is performed in anterior cruciate ligament deficient knees. We previously reported on a cohort of anterior cruciate ligament deficient patients (n=46) who had undergone surgery, but no difference was found in implant survivorship at a mean 5-year follow-up. The purpose of this study was to examine the kinematic behaviour of a subcohort of these patients.The kinematic behaviour of anterior cruciate deficient knees (n=16) after mobile unicompartmental knee replacement was compared to matched intact knees (n=16). Sagittal plane knee fluoroscopy was taken while patients performed step-up and forward lunge exercises. The patellar tendon angle, knee flexion angle and implant position was calculated for each video frame.The patellar tendon angle was 5° lower in the deficient group, indicating greater anterior tibial translation compared to the intact group between 30 and 40° of flexion. Large variability,
The external knee adduction moment during gait has previously been associated with knee osteoarthritis, and although it has been shown to be greater following anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction surgery compared to a control group, it has not been compared between different graft types. Given that the incidence of radiographic knee osteoarthritis appears to be greater following patellar tendon compared to hamstring tendon ACL reconstruction, this study tested the hypothesis that the knee adduction moment would also be increased following patellar tendon ACL reconstruction.In 48 male participants (16 patellar tendon graft, 16 hamstring graft and 16 controls), the external knee adduction moment was measured during level walking in a gait laboratory at mean of 10 months after surgery.There was no difference in the knee adduction moment between the hamstring and patellar tendon groups, and both patient groups had a significantly reduced knee adduction moment compared to the control ...
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Long-term studies after primary and revision Anterior Cruciate Ligament reconstruction using different types of autograft -...Long-term studies after primary and revision Anterior Cruciate Ligament reconstruction using different types of autograft -...

Long-term studies after primary and revision Anterior Cruciate Ligament reconstruction using different types of autograft? with ... Long-term studies after primary and revision Anterior Cruciate Ligament reconstruction using different types of autograft - ... Key words: anterior cruciate ligament, surgery, radiology, biopsy, osteoarthritis, histology, ultrastructure Bibliographical ... One hundred and twenty-four patients who underwent an ACL reconstruction using either BPTB or HT autografts were included in a ...
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Hemarthrosis disease: Malacards - Research Articles, Drugs, Genes, Clinical TrialsHemarthrosis disease: Malacards - Research Articles, Drugs, Genes, Clinical Trials

Reducing Intra-articular Hemarthrosis After Arthroscopic Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction by the Administration of ... Trauma resulting in hemarthrosis and long medial collateral ligament desmitis of the tarsocrural joint in a horse. ( 22043073 ) ... Reducing Intra-articular Hemarthrosis After Arthroscopic ACL Reconstruction: Letter to the Editor. ( 26929178 ) ...
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Acromioclavicular Joint Reconstruction - James Mazzara MD | Shoulder Knee Elbow Specialist | Hartford Manchester Wethersfield...Acromioclavicular Joint Reconstruction - James Mazzara MD | Shoulder Knee Elbow Specialist | Hartford Manchester Wethersfield...

Anterior Cruciate (ACL) Ligament Reconstruction Anterior Cruciate (ACL) Ligament Reconstruction & Lateral Extra-articular ... Anterior Cruciate (ACL) Ligament Reconstruction. *Anterior Cruciate (ACL) Ligament Reconstruction & Lateral Extra-articular ... Anterior Cruciate (ACL) Ligament Reconstruction. *Anterior Cruciate (ACL) Ligament Reconstruction & Lateral Extra-articular ... Anterior Cruciate (ACL) Ligament Reconstruction. *Anterior Cruciate (ACL) Ligament Reconstruction & Lateral Extra-articular ...
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Anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction - WikipediaAnterior cruciate ligament reconstruction - Wikipedia

Anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction. Arthroscopic anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction (right knee). The ... Anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction (ACL reconstruction) is a surgical tissue graft replacement of the anterior cruciate ... The Anterior Cruciate Ligament is the ligament that keeps the knee stable.[2] Anterior Cruciate Ligament damage is a very ... "Ligament Tissue Engineering and Its Potential Role in Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction". Stem Cells International. ...
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Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction in Ehlers-Danlos SyndromeAnterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction in Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome

... limb reconstruction, pediatric orthopaedics, sports medicine, trauma, spinal deformities, and orthopaedic oncology. ... Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction in Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome. John Williams, Jonathan Hutt, and Mark Rickman ... John Williams, Jonathan Hutt, and Mark Rickman, "Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction in Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome," Case ...
more infohttps://www.hindawi.com/journals/crior/2015/160381/cta/

A Brief History of Anterior Cruciate Ligament ReconstructionA Brief History of Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction

K. G. Jones, "Reconstruction of the anterior cruciate ligament using the central one-third of the patellar ligament," Journal ... A Brief History of Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction. Nikolaos Davarinos,1 Barry James ONeill,2 and William Curtin2 ... Reconstructions of the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) are among the most frequently performed procedures in knee surgery ... R. J. Curtis, J. C. Delee, and D. J. Drez Jr., "Reconstruction of the anterior cruciate ligament with freeze dried fascia lata ...
more infohttps://www.hindawi.com/journals/aos/2014/706042/

An international survey on anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction practices | SpringerLinkAn international survey on anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction practices | SpringerLink

... is the gold standard for anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction. Advances in surgical... ... Anterior Cruciate Ligament Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction Femoral Tunnel Pivot Shift Anterior Knee Pain These ... Cohen SB, Sekiya JK (2007) Allograft safety in anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction. Clin Sports Med 26:597-605PubMed ... Duquin TR, Wind WM, Fineberg MS, Smolinski RJ, Buyea CM (2009) Current trends in anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction. J ...
more infohttps://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs00264-012-1611-9

Knee Bracing After Anterior Cruciate Ligament ReconstructionKnee Bracing After Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction

Although some articles in the literature are in favor of the use of a postoperative brace after anterior cruciate ligament (ACL ... reconstruction, this review found that several systematic reviews and other reports on the topic do not support the use of a ... postoperative brace after ACL reconstruction. There is no scientific evidence so ... Rehabilitation after anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction: a systematic review. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2012; 94(19):1737- ...
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Electrostimulation in Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction - Full Text View - ClinicalTrials.govElectrostimulation in Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction - Full Text View - ClinicalTrials.gov

The anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) is frequently injured, and it is the structure of the athlete´s knee which has the highest ... Quadriceps in the Production of Knee Extension Strength and Control of Edema After Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction. ... Subjects between 18 e 45 years old, submitted in the last 15 days to the ACL reconstruction surgery, being the first knee ... Participants Twenty-two patients that submitted to ACL surgical reconstruction with flexor grafts less than 15 days previously ...
more infohttps://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT01633047?recr=Open&cond=%22Anterior+Cruciate+Ligament+Reconstruction%22&rank=18

Abbreviated quantitative UTE imaging in anterior cruciate ligament reconstructionAbbreviated quantitative UTE imaging in anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction

Predictive Factors for Hamstring Autograft Diameter in Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction. This study aimed to determine ... Magnetic resonance imaging of the quadriceps tendon autograft in anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction ... autograft is emerging as a popular technique for primary anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction. Studies have shown ... To compare the healing and clinical outcomes of anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction between patients with or ...
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Patent US20020007182 - Anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction hamstring tendon fixation system - Google PatentsPatent US20020007182 - Anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction hamstring tendon fixation system - Google Patents

Anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction system and method of implementing same. US20040267361 *. Jun 27, 2003. Dec 30, 2004. ... Anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction with the use of hamstring tendon graft is becoming more popular with its benefit of ... Apparatus for assembling anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction system. US20050277961 *. Aug 12, 2005. Dec 15, 2005. ... Single tunnel, double bundle anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction using bone-patellar tendon-bone grafts. ...
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Patent US8016865 - Method of performing anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction using ... - Google PatentsPatent US8016865 - Method of performing anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction using ... - Google Patents

Method of performing anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction using biodegradable interference screw. US8894661. 25 Feb 2009. ... Method of performing anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction using biodegradable interference screw. US9456905. 24 Mar 2014. ... Method of performing anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction using biodegradable interference screw. US 8016865 B2 ... Another surgical procedure for the replacement of an anterior cruciate ligament involves providing a graft ligament without ...
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The Treatment of Infections After Anterior Cruciate Ligament ReconstructionThe Treatment of Infections After Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction

Infection after anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction is a rare but devastating complication. Articular cartilage ... Finally, the expected functional outcomes in patients treated for intra-articular infection after ACL reconstruction are also ...
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3-D Printed Scaffold for Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction With Bone Regeneration3-D Printed Scaffold for Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction With Bone Regeneration

This graft acts as a scaffolding for a new ligament to grow on. ... Most anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) tears are replaced with a ... A new study reveals that the chances of going through a second anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction surgery within 24 ... 3-D Printed Scaffold for Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction With Bone Regeneration. ... Young Females at Greater Risk for Anterior Cruciate Ligament Re-Tear. Graft size, sex and age have a significant effect on the ...
more infohttp://www.medindia.net/news/3-d-printed-scaffold-for-anterior-cruciate-ligament-reconstruction-with-bone-regeneration-168235-1.htm

Bone tunnel enlargement after anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction: fact or fiction? | SpringerLinkBone tunnel enlargement after anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction: fact or fiction? | SpringerLink

... reconstruction has been recently introduced in the literature; however, the etiology and clinical relevance of this ... Radiographic enlargement of bone tunnels following anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) ... Radiographic enlargement of bone tunnels following anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction has been recently introduced ... We recommend that routine follow-up examinations after ACL reconstruction should include the measurement of bone tunnel size in ...
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Kinematic Analysis of Five Different Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction TechniquesKinematic Analysis of Five Different Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction Techniques

... Author: Gadikota, Hemanth R; ... Several anatomical anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction techniques have been proposed to restore normal joint ... Kinematic Analysis of Five Different Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction Techniques. DSpace/Manakin Repository. * DASH ... "Kinematic Analysis of Five Different Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction Techniques." Knee Surgery & Related Research 27 ...
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Efficacy of Two Techniques in Anterior Cruciate Ligament ReconstructionEfficacy of Two Techniques in Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction

... anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstructions.. Utilizing a computerized relational database (Access 2007, Microsoft Inc., ... In patients < 25 years of age, there were 10 failures (9.7%) out of 103 patients undergoing a two-incision reconstruction and ... Overall, 274 patients (72.7%) underwent ACL reconstruction with a transtibial technique, and 103 patients (27.3%) underwent ... Redmond, WA), 480 patients were identified that underwent ACL reconstruction, using a bone-patellar-tendon-bone autograft, by a ...
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Inferior Lateral Genicular Artery Injury during Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction SurgeryInferior Lateral Genicular Artery Injury during Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction Surgery

... injury during anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction surgery with lateral partial meniscectomy. ... Inferior Lateral Genicular Artery Injury during Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction Surgery. Lamo-Espinosa JM, Llombart ... We report a case of inferior lateral genicular artery (ILG) injury during anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction ...
more infohttps://www.cun.es/en/research/scientific-publications/lateral-genicular-artery-injury-during-anterior-cruciate-ligament-reconstruction-surgery

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			Anatomic Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction Using Hamstring Tendons Restores Quantitative...CiNii Articles - Anatomic Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction Using Hamstring Tendons Restores Quantitative...

Anatomic Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction Using Hamstring Tendons Restores Quantitative Pivot Shift * * Zaffagnini ... Background: It is still uncertain how surgical reconstruction of the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) is able to restore ... Purpose: To quantify the ability of single-bundle anatomic ACL reconstruction using hamstring tendons in reducing the pivot- ... the pivot-shift test could successfully detect restoration of the pivot shift after anatomic single-bundle ACL reconstruction. ...
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Experimental and numerical analysis of screw fixation in anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction | SciweaversExperimental and numerical analysis of screw fixation in anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction | Sciweavers

... shows that the model may be used to establish the optimum placement of the tunnel in anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction ... reports the results of an experimental and finite element analysis of tibial screw fixation in hamstring ACL reconstruction. ... Experimental and numerical analysis of screw fixation in anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction - -This paper ... Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction , Finite Element Analysis , Tibial Screw Fixation , WCE 2007 , WCE 2008 , ...
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Pain Outcomes After Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction With Posterior Capsular Marcaine Injection - Full Text View -...Pain Outcomes After Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction With Posterior Capsular Marcaine Injection - Full Text View -...

Pain Outcomes After Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction With Posterior Capsular Marcaine Injection. The safety and ... Pain Outcomes After Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction With Posterior Capsular Marcaine Injection: A Prospective ... These patients will receive standard of care when undergoing anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction and will NOT be ... These patients will receive standard of care when undergoing anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction but will additionally be ...
more infohttps://www.clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT02826551

Transtibial vs. Anteromedial Portal Techniques in Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction: Prospective and Randomized SeriesTranstibial vs. Anteromedial Portal Techniques in Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction: Prospective and Randomized Series

Transphyseal Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction in the Skeletally Immature: Outcome in 148 Tanner 1-3 Children. Koushik ... Risk Factors for Opioid Use following Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction Anita G. Rao, MD, UNITED STATES ... Patients Frequently Change Surgeon when Undergoing Revision Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction Simon W. Young, MD, FRACS ... Anteromedial Portal Techniques in Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction: Prospective and Randomized Series. Luiz Gabriel B ...
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Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction: Residual Rotational Laxity for Single Versus Double Bundle Techniques - Full Text...Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction: Residual Rotational Laxity for Single Versus Double Bundle Techniques - Full Text...

Single bundle anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction Procedure: Double bundle anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction ... Procedure: Single bundle anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction Single bundle anterior cruciate ligamentoplasty ... Procedure: Double bundle anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction Double bundle anterior cruciate ligamentoplasty ... Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction: Residual Rotational Laxity for Single Versus Double Bundle Techniques (LCA IRM). The ...
more infohttps://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT01377129?recr=Open&cond=%22Anterior+Cruciate+Ligament+Reconstruction%22&rank=19

Association between previous meniscal surgery and the incidence of chondral lesions at revision anterior cruciate ligament...Association between previous meniscal surgery and the incidence of chondral lesions at revision anterior cruciate ligament...

Knees undergoing revision anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction typically have more intra-articular injuries than do ... between previous meniscal surgery and the incidence of chondral lesions at revision anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction. ... Between Previous Meniscal Surgery and the Incidence of Chondral Lesions at Revision Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction ... Anterior Cruciate Ligament/surgery. *Anterior Cruciate Ligament Injuries. *Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction ...
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Early active extension after anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction does not result in increased laxity of the knee.  -...Early active extension after anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction does not result in increased laxity of the knee. -...

Early active extension after anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction does not result in increased laxity of the knee.. Isberg ... If permission of full active and passive extension immediately after an anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction will ... All the patients had a unilateral ACL rupture and no other ligament injuries or any other history of previous knee injuries. ... They were evaluated pre-operatively and at 6 months and 2 years after the reconstruction. To evaluate the A-P knee laxity, ...
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  • Bedi A, Musahl V, Steuber V, Kendoff D, Choi D, Allen AA, Pearle AD, Altchek DW (2011) Transtibial versus anteromedial portal reaming in anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction:an anatomic and biomechanicalevaluation of surgical technique. (springer.com)
  • Bowers AL, Bedi A, Lipman JD, Potter HG, Rodeo SA, Pearle AD, Warren RF, Altchek DW (2011) Comparison of anterior cruciate ligament tunnel position and graft obliquity with transtibial and anteromedial portal femoral tunnel reaming techniques using high-resolution magnetic resonance imaging. (springer.com)
  • Chang CB, Choi JY, Koh IJ, Lee KJ, Lee KH, Kim TK (2011) Comparisons of femoral tunnel position and length in anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction: modified transtibial versus anteromedial portal techniques. (springer.com)
  • PURPOSE: To determine if recellularization of decellularized tendons combined with mechanical stimulation in a bioreactor could replicate the mechanical properties of the native ACL and be successfully used for ACL reconstruction in vivo. (growkudos.com)
  • The early years reflect the efforts to establish a viable, consistently successful reconstruction technique while, during the early 20th century, we witness an increasing awareness of, and interest in, the ligament and its lesions. (hindawi.com)
  • Association between previous meniscal surgery and the incidence of chondral lesions at revision anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction. (nih.gov)
  • Finally, we highlight the most important steps in the evolution of the ACL reconstruction surgery by discussing the various techniques spanning the years using not only autologous grafts (fascia lata, meniscal, hamstring, patella tendon, bone-patella tendon-bone, and double bundle grafts) but also synthetic ones and allografts. (hindawi.com)
  • This study aimed to investigate any side-to-side limb differences in functional performance and movement asymmetries in female soccer players with a primary unilateral anterior cruciate ligament (ACL)-reconstructed knee and to compare these players with knee-healthy controls from the same soccer teams. (diva-portal.org)
  • Conclusions Fewer than one in five studies reported clinical, strength or performance-based criteria for RTR even though best evidence recommends performance-based criteria combined with time-based criteria to commence running activities following ACL reconstruction. (bmj.com)
  • Analysis shows that the model may be used to establish the optimum placement of the tunnel in anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction by predicting mechanical parameters such as stress, strain and displacement at regions in the tunnel wall. (sciweavers.org)
  • Hippocrates also (460-370 BC) mentioned the subluxation of the knee joint with ligament pathology, but Claudius Galen, a Greek physician in the Roman Empire, was the first to describe the true nature of the ACL [ 6 ]. (hindawi.com)
  • They also described the roll and glide mechanism of the knee and the tension pattern of the different bundles of the cruciate ligaments and, to our knowledge, were the first to describe that each bundle of the ACL was tensioned in different degrees of flexion of the knee joint [ 6 ]. (hindawi.com)
  • This movement directs the forces directly up the tibia into the knee, while the straight-knee position places the anterior femoral condyle on the back-slanted portion of the tibia. (wikipedia.org)
  • Some clinicians believe that bracing improves the outcome of ACL reconstruction by improving extension, decreasing pain and graft strain, and providing protection from excessive force. (healio.com)
  • Joshua Alan Parry, Sanjeev Kakar and coauthors from Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, demonstrated the strength of the scaffold in a rabbit ACL reconstruction model. (medindia.net)
  • Biau DJ, Katsahian S, Kartus J, Harilainen A, Feller JA, Sajovic M, Ejerhed L, Zaffagnini S, Röpke M, Nizard R (2009) Patellar tendon versus hamstring tendon autografts for reconstructing the anterior cruciate ligament: a meta-analysis based on individual patient data. (springer.com)
  • The knee kinematics were determined under anterior tibial load (134 N) and simulated quadriceps load (400 N) at 0°, 15°, 30°, 60°, and 90° of flexion using a robotic testing system. (harvard.edu)
  • Both methods are effective for pain control after anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction. (druglib.com)
  • Objective To describe the criteria used to guide clinical decision-making regarding when a patient is ready to return to running (RTR) after ACL reconstruction. (bmj.com)
  • The internal tibial rotations under the simulated muscle load were over-constrained by all the reconstruction techniques, and more so by the DBR-HST. (harvard.edu)
  • Examples of the three elements of the return to sport (RTS) continuum from Ardern et al 2 in the specific context of ACL reconstruction. (bmj.com)