- Augmentation technique with semitendinosus and gracilis tendons in chronic partial lesions of the ACL: clinical and arthrometric analysis. Buda, Roberto; Ferruzzi, Alberto; Vannini, Francesca; Zambelli, Lisa; Di Caprio, Francesco // Knee Surgery, Sports Traumatology, Arthroscopy;Nov2006, Vol. 14 Issue 11, p1101
Most of the techniques described in the literature for the repair of chronic partial ACL tears, donâ€™t spare the intact portion of the ligament. The aim of this study was to perform a prospective analysis of the results of augmentation surgery using gracilis and semitendinosus tendons to...
- Association between hypermobility and congenital limb deficiencies. Hassoon, Ali; Kulkarni, Jai // Clinical Rehabilitation;Feb2002, Vol. 16 Issue 1, p12
Objective: To determine the prevalence of hypermobility in individuals with congenital limb deficiencies and whether congenital limb loss is associated with increased laxity in the remaining joints. Study design: All data were collected during the individuals' visits to the prosthetic clinic....
- Hypermobility Syndrome. Russek, Leslie N. // Physical Therapy;Jun1999, Vol. 79 Issue 6, p591
Provides information on hypermobility syndrome (HMS). Prevalence of the disease; Diagnosis; Clinical presentation; Pathophysiology; Treatment.
- Examination and Treatment of a Patient With Hypermobility Syndrome. Russek, Leslie N. // Physical Therapy;Apr2000, Vol. 80 Issue 4, p386
Presents a study which described a case involving joint hypermobility syndrome (HMS). Evaluation, diagnosis and prognosis of HMS; Interventions for HMS; Conclusions.
- MPFL reconstruction for patellar instability in younger patients: Save it for the recurrent dislocators. // Orthopedics Today;Mar2010, Vol. 30 Issue 3, p34
The article disucsses the administration of Medial Patellofemoral Ligament (MPFL) reconstruction to manage patellar instability in young patients.
- Double-bundle versus single-bundle ACL reconstruction using the horizontal femoral position: a prospective, randomized study. Sastre, Sergi; Popescu, Dragos; Pomes, Jaume; Tomas, Xavier; Peidro, Lluis; Núñez, Montserrat // Knee Surgery, Sports Traumatology, Arthroscopy;Jan2010, Vol. 18 Issue 1, p32
The aim of this study was to evaluate whether anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction using the double bundle technique (DB) improves stability in the knee compared with the single bundle technique (SB) with the femoral tunnel in a more horizontal position (2 or 10 oâ€™clock). We...
- Inestabilidad radiocubital distal: ReconstrucciÃ³n del ligamento dorsal del fibrocartÃlago triangular y su evoluciÃ³n. Gutiérrez, Alejandro Espinosa; Montero, José A. Rivas; Gutiérrez, Luis Enrique Sánchez // Acta Ortopedica Mexicana;sep/oct2007, Vol. 21 Issue 5, p282
Dorsal and palmar radio ulnar ligaments are part of the triangular fibrocartilage complex and are the principal stabilizer of this articulation. The distal radio ulnar joint provides not only pronation and supination to the forearm, but also it's basic for strength. The objective of this study...
- The evolution of ACL reconstruction over the last fifty years. Chambat, Pierre; Guier, Christian; Sonnery-Cottet, Bertrand; Fayard, Jean-Marie; Thaunat, Mathieu // International Orthopaedics;Feb2013, Vol. 37 Issue 2, p181
Anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction has evolved considerably over the past 30 years. This has largely been due to a better understanding of ACL anatomy and in particular a precise description of the femoral and tibial insertions of its two bundles. In the 1980s, the gold standard was...
- Is joint hypermobility important in prepubertal children? Yazgan, Pelin; Geyikli, İclal; Zeyrek, Dost; Baktiroglu, Lutfu; Kurcer, Mehmet // Rheumatology International;Mar2008, Vol. 28 Issue 5, p445
The purpose of this study was to investigate serum prolidase activity and its relationship with collagen metabolism and joint hypermobility, and to determine the prevalence and characteristics of joint hypermobility in prepubertal children. Serum prolidase activity was measured...