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Knee laxity in the setting of anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injury is often assessed through physical examination using the Lachman, pivot shift, and anterior drawer tests. The degree of laxity noted on these examinations may influence treatment decisions and prognosis.
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Name: The American journal of sports medicine
Increased postoperative rotatory knee laxity after anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction may be associated with an increased risk of osteoarthritis and inferior subjective outcome, although ...
Individuals with impaired knee function after anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction (ACLR) may be at greater risk of developing knee osteoarthritis related to abnormal knee joint movement and load...
The presence of pivot shift after anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction is correlated with worse clinical outcomes. An orthopaedic navigation system is a useful tool for quantifying laxity i...
The aim of this study was to determine patient and anatomic factors that influence anteroposterior and rotational laxity in knees with ACL tears. Based on the findings of biomechanical studies, we hyp...
Total knee designs that attempt to reproduce more physiological knee kinematics are gaining attention given their possible improvement in functional outcomes. This study examined if a total knee desig...
Anterior cruciate ligament (ACR) rupture is a common lesion of sportsmen that leads to functional deficits which are difficult to overcome. To prevent from an unfavorable evolution, patien...
The proposed research will focus on determining the effect of methylsulfonylmethane (MSM) on knee laxity changes through the menstrual cycle in young active females. As an extension to re...
Anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) tear is frequent, but the diagnosis of partial tears is difficult. Standard MRI may be used but is of limited diagnostic value. The present study aimed to ...
Anterior knee pain is one of the most frequent reasons for consultation within knee conditions in adolescents and young adults. However, despite the high prevalence of this disorder, its p...
The proposed research is an observational study designed to compare estrogen and progesterone serum levels with knee and ankle joint laxity, and muscle reaction time as a measure of neurom...
An instrument used to assess the results of rehabilitation from knee injuries, especially those requiring ANTERIOR CRUCIATE LIGAMENT RECONSTRUCTION. It measures recovery of knee joint function based on ACTIVITIES OF DAILY LIVING.
A tumor of both low- and high-grade malignancy. The low-grade grow slowly, appear in any age group, and are readily cured by excision. The high-grade behave aggressively, widely infiltrate the salivary gland and produce lymph node and distant metastases. Mucoepidermoid carcinomas account for about 21% of the malignant tumors of the parotid gland and 10% of the sublingual gland. They are the most common malignant tumor of the parotid. (From DeVita Jr et al., Cancer: Principles & Practice of Oncology, 3d ed, p575; Holland et al., Cancer Medicine, 3d ed, p1240)
CONNECTIVE TISSUE of the anterior compartment of the THIGH that has its origins on the anterior aspect of the iliac crest and anterior superior iliac spine, and its insertion point on the iliotibial tract. It plays a role in medial rotation of the THIGH, steadying the trunk, and in KNEE extension.
Rebuilding of the ANTERIOR CRUCIATE LIGAMENT to restore functional stability of the knee. AUTOGRAFTING or ALLOGRAFTING of tissues is often used.
Measurements of joint flexibility (RANGE OF MOTION, ARTICULAR), usually by employing an angle-measuring device (arthrometer). Arthrometry is used to measure ligamentous laxity and stability. It is often used to evaluate the outcome of ANTERIOR CRUCIATE LIGAMENT replacement surgery.
A joint is where two or more bones come together, like the knee, hip, elbow, or shoulder. Joints can be damaged by many types of injuries or diseases, including Arthritis - inflammation of a joint causes pain, stiffness, and swelling with ...
Arthritis Fibromyalgia Gout Lupus Rheumatic Rheumatology is the medical specialty concerned with the diagnosis and management of disease involving joints, tendons, muscles, ligaments and associated structures (Oxford Medical Diction...