Anterior-Posterior and Rotatory Stability of Single and Double-Bundle Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstructions
- PERSPECTIVE. Ackroyd, Christopher E. // Orthopedics Today;Jul2011, Vol. 31 Issue 7, p27
The author comments on the study by Christopher A. F. Dodd wherein Dodd said that patients who had staged or simultaneous anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstructions and medial unicondylar arthroplasty in the same knee for osteoarthritis had good clinical, radiologic and kinematic results.
- Knee stabiligy after ACL reconstruction through graft fixation in femoral tunnel: transfemoral pinning versus endobutton techniques. Tahmasebi, Mohammad Naghi; Firoozabadi, Mohammad Ayati; Panjavi, Behnam; Kaseb, Mohammad Hassan // Tehran University Medical Journal;May2011, Vol. 69 Issue 2, p99
Background: One of the most common orthopedic complaints is direct or indirect trauma to the knee with torn anterior cruciate ligament (ACL). Reconstruction of the torn ACL is emphatically offered in active individuals as by this operation, we prevent osteoarthritis, knee instability and injury...
- Study finds physeal-sparing method for ACL reconstruction of pediatric patients. // Orthopedics Today;Jun2011, Vol. 31 Issue 6, p18
The article focuses on a study led by Doctor Kyle E. Hammond which found that a combination of two techniques could spare the physis of skeletally-immature patients when drilling the femoral tunnel during anatomic anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction.
- REHABILITATION CONSIDERATIONS FOR ALL EPIPHYSEAL ACL RECONSTRUCTION. Greenberg, Elliot M.; Albaugh, Jeffrey; Ganley, Theodore J.; Lawrence, J. Todd R. // International Journal of Sports Physical Therapy;Apr2012, Vol. 7 Issue 2, p185
Background: The management of the pediatric patient with an Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) rupture is evolving towards earlier reconstruction. The rehabilitation progression and outcomes for skeletally immature individuals undergoing ACL reconstruction (ACL-R) are not well described in the...
- Distal Femoral Physeal Implications of an Anatomic ACL Reconstruction in a Skeletally Immature Soccer Player. A Case Report. Nelson, Joshua; Miller, Mark // Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, American Volume;5/18/2011, Vol. 93-A Issue 10, pe53-1
The article presents a case study of a 15-year-old male soccer player who presented to a medical facility six weeks after an injury to his left knee sustained while playing soccer. Radiographs revealed an injury to his anterior cruciate ligament (ACL). Topics include the frequency of ACL...
- High-Tension Double-Row Footprint Repair Compared with Reduced-Tension Single-Row Repair for Massive Rotator Cuff Tears. Domb, Benjamin G.; Glousman, Ronald E.; Brooks, Adam; Hansen, Matthew; Lee, Thay Q.; Neal S. ElAttrache // Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, American Volume;Nov2008 Supplement 4, Vol. 90-A, p35
The article reports on the results of research which was conducted in an effort to compare the biomechanical behavior of high tension double row repair compared with reduced tension single row repair in the treatment of massive rotator cuff tears. A discussion of the challenges that a massive...
- Prepare for a variety of situations when performing ACL revision surgery. Blisard, Renee // Orthopedics Today;Apr2012, Vol. 32 Issue 4, p46
The article focuses on the Orthopedics Today Hawaii 2012 in which doctor Nicholas A. Sgalione reviewed the strategies when performing anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) revision surgery. According to Sgaglione, surgeons needs to evaluate the patient's history before proceeding surgery to obtain a...
- Extensor retinaculum flaps found effective for ankle instability. Buddle, Renee Blisard // Orthopedics Today;Jul2012, Vol. 32 Issue 7, p18
The article discusses a study by Paul J. Moroney and colleagues, which concluded that ligamentous retensioning and extensor retinaculum flaps were found to be effective for treating ankle instability.
- Novel nano-composite multi-layered biomaterial for the treatment of multifocal degenerative cartilage lesions. Kon, Elizaveta; Delcogliano, M.; Filardo, G.; Altadonna, G.; Marcacci, M. // Knee Surgery, Sports Traumatology, Arthroscopy;Dec2009, Vol. 17 Issue 11, p1312
We report on a 46-year-old athletic patient, previously treated with anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction, with large degenerative chondral lesions of the medial femoral condyle, trochlea and patella, which was successfully treated with a closing-wedge high tibial osteotomy and the implant...