E Carlos Rodriguez-Merchan

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BACKGROUND Patellar tendinopathy (PT) presents a challenge to orthopaedic surgeons. The purpose of this review is to revise strategies for treatment of PT MATERIALS AND METHODS: A PubMed (MEDLINE) search of the years 2002-2012 was performed using "patellar tendinopathy" and "treatment" as keywords. The twenty-two articles addressing the treatment of PT with(More)
In this article, the knee instruments and rating scales that are designed to measure outcomes are revised. Although the International Knee Documentation Committee Subjective Knee Form can be used as a general knee measure, no instrument is currently universally applicable across the spectrum of knee disorders and patient groups. Clinicians and researchers(More)
Hemophilia is an inherited disorder of clotting factor deficiencies resulting in musculoskeletal bleeding, including hemarthroses, leading to musculoskeletal complications. The articular problems of hemophiliac patients begin in infancy. These include: recurrent hemarthroses, chronic synovitis, flexion deformities, hypertrophy of the growth epiphyses,(More)
We present the case of two patients aged 12 years and 7 years who were referred to our hospital for factor VII deficiency inherited in an autosomal recessive pattern, who had suffered from previous multiple joint haemarthroses. They presented with fine motor symptoms and difficulty in walking. During physical examination we observed neurological symptoms(More)
At least seven parameters have been described for the measurement of patellofemoral malalignment on CT scanning; three of which measure lateral patellar tilt, two lateral patellar shift and two femoral trochlear dysplasia. We studied 22 knees in 18 patients complaining of patellofemoral pain in order to investigate the reproducibility of these methods. CT(More)
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