Matthias Jacobi

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Osteoathritis (OA) of the knee is common, and the chances of suffering from OA increase with age. Its treatment should be initially nonoperative-and requires both pharmacological and nonpharmacological treatment modalities. If conservative therapy fails, surgery should be considered. Surgical treatments for knee OA include arthroscopy, cartilage repair,(More)
BACKGROUND The cause of osteochondritis dissecans (OCD) is unknown, but mechanical factors seem to play a role. PURPOSE To identify a relationship between localization of OCD and mechanical axis of the leg. STUDY DESIGN Case series; Level of evidence, 4. METHODS Using bilateral full-leg standing radiographs, we analyzed the position of the mechanical(More)
Full thickness articular cartilage defects have limited regenerative potential and are a significant source of pain and loss of knee function. Numerous treatment options exist, each with their own advantages and drawbacks. The goal of this review is to provide an overview of the problem of cartilage injury, a brief description of current treatment options(More)
BACKGROUND There is significant interest in the restoration of the double-bundle anatomy of the native ACL when performing ACL reconstruction. Possible techniques include those utilizing two separate grafts with independent tunnels and those that attempt to mimic this anatomy with a single graft and fewer tunnels. Many of the latter techniques require(More)
BACKGROUND A possible difficulty in intra-articular fracture of the distal radius is the displacement tendency of the radial styloid process due to the tension of the brachioradialis tendon. METHODS Ten patients treated within one year for complex distal radius fractures by double-plating technique with a radial buttress plate and volar locking plate,(More)
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