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To determine the Effect of multiple instrumentation regarding bacterial contamination in transportal and transtibial techniques in ACL reconstruction .A Comparative study
Infection is a catastrophic and one of the most dreaded complications in orthopaedic surgery. Several measures have been undertaken to reduce the risk of infection, one of which is the use of systemic prophylactic antibiotics.
The purpose of this study is to determine the effect of multiple instrumentation regarding bacterial contamination in transportal and transtibial techniques in ACL reconstruction . About Sixty consecutive patients having surgical indication for ACL-R will be included, the cases will be divided into two groups, about thirty cases will undergo for the transtibial technique and the other thirty cases will undergo for the transportal technique. After preparation, swabs will be obtained from subcutaneous tissue at antromedial portal track in transportal technique (femoral tunnel drilling) and in transtibial technique before and after the instrumentation and femoral screw insertion, a control sample will be taken at antrolateral track in both techniques, then samples will be sended to the lab to be studied.
Anterior Cruciate Ligament Injuries
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Published on BioPortfolio: 2019-09-27T06:30:41-0400
A potential long-term consequence of anterior cruciate ligament injuries is the development of post-traumatic osteoarthritis in the years following injury. There are no curative treatments...
In this study we will examine patients who have undergone anterior cruciate and/or posterior cruciate ligament and/or multi ligaments reconstruction to determine the rate of re-injury, con...
Evaluation After Reconstruction of the Anterior Cruciate Ligament of the Knee Using the Bioresorbable Interference Screw (SMS): Resorbability, Per- and Post-operative Complications and Articular Functional Recovery.
The investigators will evaluate the benefit of a new bioresorbable screw for repair of anterior cruciate ligament over 3 years.
Anterior cruciate ligament injury is very common knee injury. Especially Anterior cruciate ligament complete rupture leads to knee joint instability and degenerative change of the knee. An...
Patients with combined Anterolateral ligament (ALL) reconstruction- Anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) revision will have a better rotational knee stability and therefore better patient repo...
Anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injuries which cause knee disabilities remain a clinical challenge due to the compromised tendon-bone repair. Multiple strategies have been proposed to treat the tendo...
The anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) plays a crucial role in knee stability and is the most commonly injured knee ligament. Although ACL loading patterns have been investigated previously, the interac...
Restoration of knee stability after rerupture of an anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) graft.
We examined the ultrastructure of the anterior cruciate ligament and assessed age-related changes by comparing the ligaments of young and old monkeys. Ultrathin sections of the anterior cruciate ligam...
Anterior Cruciate Ligament Research Retreat VIII Summary Statement: An Update on Injury Risk Identification and Prevention Across the Anterior Cruciate Ligament Injury Continuum March 14-16, 2019, Greensboro, NC.
Sprain or tear injuries to the ANTERIOR CRUCIATE LIGAMENT of the knee.
Rebuilding of the ANTERIOR CRUCIATE LIGAMENT to restore functional stability of the knee. AUTOGRAFTING or ALLOGRAFTING of tissues is often used.
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 strong ligament of the knee that originates from the posteromedial portion of the lateral condyle of the femur, passes anteriorly and inferiorly between the condyles, and attaches to the depression in front of the intercondylar eminence of the tibia.
Rebuilding of the POSTERIOR CRUCIATE LIGAMENT to restore functional stability of the knee.
Food is any substance consumed to provide nutritional support for the body. It is usually of plant or animal origin, and contains essential nutrients, such as carbohydrates, fats, proteins, vitamins, or minerals. The substance is ingested by an organism ...
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Surgery is a technology consisting of a physical intervention on tissues. All forms of surgery are considered invasive procedures; so-called "noninvasive surgery" usually refers to an excision that does not penetrate the structure being exci...