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Combined morphometric features of ACL and femoral notch influenced risk of ACL injury

November 24, 2014

Study results showed the risk of suffering a noncontact anterior cruciate ligament injury was influenced by a combination of morphometric features of both the anterior cruciate ligament and the femoral notch.

Researchers obtained MRI scans of the bilateral knees from 88 case-control pairs matched for age, sex and participation on the same sports team. All patients had suffered a grade-III, first-time, noncontact ACL tear.

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Graft type, postoperative knee laxity can help predict graft survival after ACL

November 18, 2014
Among children and adolescents undergoing primary, transphyseal ACL reconstruction, graft type and postoperative knee laxity significantly predicted graft survival…

Poll shows parents find certain concussion education more helpful than others

November 18, 2014
Parents who saw a video or presentation on concussions, concussion symptoms and how to notice a concussion in children were more confident about managing a concussion in…
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Hamstring autograft may have higher risk of revision in ACL repair

November 17, 2014
Despite being the method of choice for ACL repair in Scandinavia, hamstring autografts were found to have a significantly higher risk of revision than patellar tendon…
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