Treatment of proximal hamstring ruptures - a systematic review.

@article{Harris2011TreatmentOP,
  title={Treatment of proximal hamstring ruptures - a systematic review.},
  author={Joshua D Harris and Michael J. Griesser and Thomas M. Best and Thomas J. Ellis},
  journal={International journal of sports medicine},
  year={2011},
  volume={32 7},
  pages={490-5}
}
Proximal hamstring ruptures are increasingly treated surgically, despite little high-level supporting evidence. We sought to determine whether there are differences in clinical outcome after surgical vs. non-surgical treatment of proximal hamstring tendinous avulsions/ruptures and acute vs. chronic surgical repair of tendinous avulsions. Multiple medical databases were searched for Level I-IV evidence. 18 studies were included. 298 subjects (300 proximal hamstring injuries) were analyzed with… CONTINUE READING
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