Richard Nordenvall

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BACKGROUND A few national cruciate ligament (CL) registers have been initiated with operative surveillance and outcome monitoring. No nationwide study describing CL injury has ever been done. PURPOSE To study the incidence and characteristics of patients diagnosed with cruciate ligament injury in Sweden. STUDY DESIGN Descriptive epidemiology study. (More)
OBJECTIVE To study the association between Cruciate Ligament (CL) injury and development of post-traumatic osteoarthritis in the knee in patients treated operatively with CL reconstruction compared with patients treated non-operatively. DESIGN Population based cohort study; level of evidence II-2. SETTING Sweden, 1987-2009. PARTICIPANTS All patients(More)
BACKGROUND The socioeconomic status (SES) of patients has been widely recognized as playing an important role in many health-related conditions, including orthopaedic conditions, in which a higher SES has been associated with a higher utilization of more advanced medical treatments such as drugs, diagnostics, and surgery. However, the association between(More)
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