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Return to sport: Does excellent 6-month strength and function following ACL reconstruction predict midterm outcomes?
- Paul L. Sousa, A. Krych, R. Cates, B. Levy, M. Stuart, D. Dahm
- MedicineKnee Surgery, Sports Traumatology, Arthroscopy
- 1 May 2017
Patients with an excellent performance on their isokinetic strength and functional testing at 6 months after ACL reconstruction have superior knee function and higher activity levels at midterm follow-up, however, these patients appear to be at greater risk of contralateral ACL injury, which may be related to their increased activity level.
Graft Preparation with Intraoperative Vancomycin Decreases Infection After ACL Reconstruction: A Review of 1,640 Cases.
- J. Baron, A. Shamrock, R. Westermann
- MedicineThe Journal of bone and joint surgery. American…
- 18 December 2019
The use of vancomycin-soaked grafts was associated with a 10-fold reduction in infection after ACL reconstruction, and an increased body mass index (BMI), increased operative time, and the absence of ACL graft preparation with vancomYcin independently predicted postoperative infection.
Growth Arrest of the Capitellar Physis After Displaced Lateral Condyle Fractures in Children
It is important for surgeons to be aware of this potential complication after lateral condyle fractures of the humerus and to diligently monitor patients annually for possible intervention until they have achieved skeletal maturity.
Outcomes of a technique combining diaphyseal impaction grafting and metaphyseal cones for severe bone loss in revision total knee arthroplasty.
This technique combining diaphyseal impaction grafting with a metaphYseal cone provided near universal success in relation to implant fixation, and provided an excellent option for the management of complex revision TKAs.
Medial Patellofemoral Ligament Reconstruction Reduces Radiographic Measures of Patella Alta in Adults
- J. Woodmass, N. Johnson, R. Cates, A. Krych, M. Stuart, D. Dahm
- MedicineOrthopaedic journal of sports medicine
- 1 January 2018
Surgeons treating patellofemoral instability should expect a reduction in patellar height after ligament reconstruction, which may affect the need for more invasive distalization procedures.
Knee Injuries and the Use of Prophylactic Knee Bracing in Off-road Motorcycling
- M. Sanders, R. Cates, Michael D. Baker, S. Barber-Westin, W. Gladin, M. Levy
- MedicineThe American journal of sports medicine
- 4 February 2011
The use of prophylactic knee bracing appears to have a beneficial effect in preventing medial collateral ligament and anterior cruciate ligament injuries as well as overall knee injury occurrence.
Multiple Volar Carpometacarpal Dislocations: Case Report/Review of the Literature.
A case associated with median nerve contusion that was treated with open reduction and pin fixation and the median nerve injury resolved without incident, and the pins were removed at 10 weeks without loss of reduction.
Rehabilitation exercises for common sports injuries.
Residual weakness after joint injury is a risk factor for recurrent injury. A rehabilitation program helps patients recover strength and helps prevent further injuries. Orthopedic injuries account…
Irreducible anteromedial radial head dislocation caused by the brachialis tendon: a case report.
Botox and Thumb MCP Radial Collateral Ligament Reconstruction.
The patient made an excellent recovery and 1 year postoperatively was pain free and had a stable radial collateral ligament (RCL) upon examination.