Steven J. Krause

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OBJECTIVE To determine if the clinical results after microfracture of full-thickness cartilage lesions deteriorate over a period of 36 months. METHODS Between 1999 and 2002 85 patients (mean age 39.5 years) with full-thickness cartilage lesions underwent the microfracture procedure and were evaluated preoperatively and 6, 18 and 36 months after surgery.(More)
OBJECTIVE Graft hypertrophy is a major complication seen in autologous chondrocyte implantation (ACI) with a periosteal flap. We present the first magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) classification for periosteal hypertrophy including a grading of clinical symptoms and the surgical consequences. METHODS One hundred and two patients with isolated chondral(More)
Proper use of medications is an important part of successfully managing migraine headache, yet migraineurs frequently switch, discontinue, or delay taking effective prescription therapies such as triptans. Medication persistence in the treatment of chronic-episodic disorders such as migraine is not well understood. In this article we review this topic, by(More)
This study examined anger and protest behaviors toward God among 80 US adults seeking treatment for chronic headaches (66 women, 14 men; 71 completed treatment). Measures were administered before and after an intensive 3-week outpatient treatment program. At both times, anger and protest toward God correlated with lower pain acceptance, more emotional(More)
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the efficacy of an intensive outpatient program designed to improve functioning and reduce psychological impairment in chronic headache patients. BACKGROUND Chronic headaches, occurring 15 or more days per month, for three or more months, may arise from multiple International Classification of Headache Disorders diagnoses: Chronic(More)
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