Thomas R Scotland

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We identified a series of 128 patients who had unilateral open reconstruction of the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) by a single surgeon between 1993 and 2000. In all, 79 patients were reviewed clinically and radiologically eight to 15 years after surgery. Assessment included measurement of the Lysholm and Tegner scores, the ACL quality-of-life score and(More)
The medical records of all children less than 1 year of age presenting to the Accident and Emergency Department over a 5-year period (1995-1999) with a fracture were retrospectively reviewed for possible abuse. Seventy-four children presented with fractures during the study period, with a mean age at presentation of 5 months (range 2 weeks to 1 year). Of(More)
A long-term review of 131 children fitted with upper limb prostheses at the Ontario Crippled Children's Centre between 1965 and 1975 is reported. There were 116 children with congenital deficiencies and 15 who had had amputations. Follow-up ranged from 7 to 17 years. A total of 42 children had abandoned their prostheses, 37 of whom had congenital(More)
A subcutaneous suture technique for repair of closed rupture of the Achilles tendon first reported in 1977 is described again. The use of the technique in Aberdeen is compared with cases treated in plaster during the same 2-year-period. Although the total in the series is only 35, the results appear to indicate that the subcutaneous suture technique(More)
A series of 29 patients with fractures of the tibial plateau were treated by means of a cast-brace. There were seven wedge fractures of the lateral tibial condyle, two dicondylar fractures and 20 compression fractures involving the lateral tibial plateau. The seven patients with wedge fractures were treated by skin or skeletal traction, followed as soon as(More)
The purpose of this study was to assess the long-term outcome of the MacIntosh lateral-substitution over-the-top anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction in 82 patients (84 knees) at an average follow-up of 9.8 years. In this retrospective cohort study patients were evaluated with subjective questionnaires and by clinical and radiographic(More)