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Tibial rotational osteotomy and distal tuberosity transfer for patella subluxation secondary to excessive external tibial torsion: surgical technique and clinical outcome
PurposeRecurrent patella subluxation may be secondary to excessive external tibial torsion. The purpose of this study is to evaluate the clinical and radiographic outcome of patients undergoingExpand
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Association between pre-operative magnetic resonance imaging and reparability of large and massive rotator cuff tears
AbstractPurpose It is recognized that a percentage of large and massive rotator cuff tears (RCTs) cannot be anatomically repaired. We hypothesized that factors identified on pre-operative MRI wouldExpand
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Maximum load to failure and tensile displacement of an all-suture glenoid anchor compared with a screw-in glenoid anchor
AbstractPurpose The purpose of this study was to evaluate the biomechanical behavior of an all-suture glenoid anchor in comparison with a more conventional screw-in glenoid anchor, with regard toExpand
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Short- to Medium-term Outcomes After a Modified Broström Repair for Lateral Ankle Instability With Immediate Postoperative Weightbearing
Background: Anatomic techniques of ankle ligament repair have the advantage of restoring the anatomy and kinematics of the joint. This study presents a technique for anatomic reconstruction of theExpand
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Risk factors for Recurrent Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction: A Population Study in Ontario, Canada with 5-year Follow-up
Objectives: Anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction (ACLR) is routinely performed to treat symptomatic instability. Despite being a common procedure, significant variation persists in technique andExpand
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Analysis of Irradiation on the Clinical Effectiveness of Allogenic Tissue When Used for Primary Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction
Background: It is unclear whether the use of low-dose irradiation or other tissue-processing methods, such as preservation by fresh-frozen (FF), freeze-drying (FD), or cryopreservation (CP) methods,Expand
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Cotinine validation of self-reported smoking in commercially run community surveys.
A validation study was carried out on self-reported smoking for 1177 people in Sydney and Melbourne in 1983. Because of its long half life and the fact that smoking is its only source in body fluids,Expand
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Arthroscopic Repair for Chronic Massive Rotator Cuff Tears: A Systematic Review.
PURPOSE To systematically review the available evidence for arthroscopic repair of chronic massive rotator cuff tears and identify patient demographics, pre- and post-operative functionalExpand
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Microfracture for knee chondral defects: a survey of surgical practice among Canadian orthopedic surgeons
PurposeThe purpose of this study was to describe the practice of microfracture surgery for knee chondral defects among Canadian orthopedic surgeons.MethodsAll orthopedic surgeon members of theExpand
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Platelet-Rich Plasma in the Management of Articular Cartilage Pathology: A Systematic Review
Objective:Using systematic review methodology, we endeavored to answer the following questions concerning the treatment of osteochondral pathology: (1) what pathologies have been treated in vivo withExpand
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