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BACKGROUND Anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injury and reconstruction in the skeletally immature patient are becoming more common. The purpose of this study was to develop a reproducible anatomic ACL reconstruction technique, based on intra-articular and extra-articular landmarks, that reliably produces a femoral tunnel of adequate length and diameter while(More)
PURPOSE To determine whether glenoid retroversion is a predictor of posterior shoulder instability, contralateral instability, or recurrent instability in patients with traumatic, contact-related posterior shoulder instability. METHODS Patients who underwent shoulder stabilization by 2 senior orthopaedic sport surgeons were identified retrospectively.(More)
BACKGROUND Quadriceps tendon autografts have been used with success in adults and are becoming a popular graft option in pediatric patients because of size, decreased donor site morbidity, ease of harvest, and favorable biomechanical characteristics. However, little is known about the length and thickness of the quadriceps tendon in pediatric patients. (More)
Tibial shaft fractures are common injuries in emergency departments (EDs). Although many of these fractures require surgery, nearly all are stabilized in the ED with a long leg splint or bivalved cast. Long leg splinting is often challenging for a single health care provider. Further, even with assistance or previously described techniques for fracture(More)
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