Avulsion of the proximal hamstring origin. Surgical technique.

@article{Carmichael2009AvulsionOT,
  title={Avulsion of the proximal hamstring origin. Surgical technique.},
  author={James R Carmichael and Iain N Packham and Sanjay Paul Trikha and David G. Wood},
  journal={The Journal of bone and joint surgery. American volume},
  year={2009},
  volume={91 Suppl 2},
  pages={249-56}
}
BACKGROUND The torn hamstring is a common athletic injury. The purpose of the present study was to review the clinical presentation of this injury, the diagnostic imaging findings, the surgical technique of reattachment, and the likely clinical outcome of surgery for the treatment of avulsion of the proximal hamstring origin. METHODS Seventy-two consecutive reconstructions in seventy-one patients with avulsion of the proximal hamstring origin were performed at a single center. The mean age at… CONTINUE READING