Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction with Semitendinosus Graft Provided Similar Stability and Knee Function and Fewer Problems with Kneeling Compared with the Bone-Patellar Tendon-Bone Graft
- Corrections. // British Journal of Sports Medicine;Aug2013, Vol. 47 Issue 12, following p737
A correction to the article "Outcome of Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction Surgery in Farmedial Femoral Tunnel Placement," that appeared in the 2013 issue of the "British Journal of Sports Medicine" is presented.
- Biomechanical comparison of different graft positions for single-bundle anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction. Kato, Yuki; Maeyama, Akira; Lertwanich, Pisit; Wang, Joon; Ingham, Sheila; Kramer, Scott; Martins, Cesar; Smolinski, Patrick; Fu, Freddie // Knee Surgery, Sports Traumatology, Arthroscopy;Apr2013, Vol. 21 Issue 4, p816
Purpose: Recent reports have highlighted the importance of an anatomic tunnel placement for anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction. The purpose of this study was to compare the effect of different tunnel positions for single-bundle ACL reconstruction on knee biomechanics. Methods:...
- Effects of Early Progressive Eccentric Exercise on Muscle Structure After Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction. Gerber, J. Parry; Marcus, Robin L.; Dibble, Leland E.; Greis, Patrick E.; Burks, Robert T.; LaStayo, Paul C. // Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, American Volume;Mar2007, Vol. 89-A Issue 3, p559
Background: Thigh muscle atrophy is a major impairment that occurs early after reconstruction of the anterior cruciate ligament and persists for several years. Eccentric resistance training has the potential to induce considerable gains in muscle size and strength that could prove beneficial...
- Anatomic attachment of the ACL. Comparison between radiological and CT analysis. Jenny, Jean-Yves; Ciobanu, Eugène; Clavert, Philippe; Jaeger, Jean-Henri; Kahn, Jean-Luc; Kempf, Jean-François // Knee Surgery, Sports Traumatology, Arthroscopy;May2011, Vol. 19 Issue 5, p806
Purpose: The following hypothesis was tested: the location of the tibial and femoral anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) attachments will differ according to the measurement technique (plain radiographs or CT-scan) in relation to the anatomic frame of reference. Methods: 10 gross specimens were...
- Go for ACL surgery early... Marcacci, M.; Zaffagnini, S. // Physician & Sportsmedicine;Feb96, Vol. 24 Issue 2, p32
Focuses on the debate over whether to operate right away on anterior cruciate ligament injuries or to wait for a few months. Advantages of early surgery.
- ...but not too early. Cosgarea, A.; Sebastianelli, W. // Physician & Sportsmedicine;Feb96, Vol. 24 Issue 2, p32
Focuses on a study which looked into anterior cruciate ligament injury surgery timing. Relevance of physical therapy timing.
- Abstracts. Thompson, Clint // Journal of Athletic Training (National Athletic Trainers' Associ;Jul-Sep97, Vol. 32 Issue 3, p271
Presents an abstract of the article `Eccentric Knee Flexor Torque Following Anterior Cruciate Ligament Surgery,' by L.R. Osternig, C.R. James and D.T. Bercades, which was published in `Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise' dated 1996.
- Abstracts. Thompson, Clint // Journal of Athletic Training (National Athletic Trainers' Associ;Jul-Sep97, Vol. 32 Issue 3, p273
Presents an abstract of the article `Assessment of Metabolic Response and Functional Changes After Anterior Cruciate Ligament Surgery,' by R. Petschnig and R. Baron, which was published in `Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise' dated 1997.
- PL-SI-287-S. // Physical Therapy;May1997, Vol. 77 Issue 5, pS92
Presents an abstract of a paper entitled `A Theoretical Protocol for Rehabilitation Following Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction,' by R. Salinas, F.V. Harding et al, presented at the Physical Therapy `97: Scientific Meeting and Exposition of the American Physical Therapy Association.