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Although less common than strain injuries at the myotendinous junction, complete rupture or avulsion of the proximal hamstring tendons from the ischial tuberosity is a serious injury that may cause chronic pain, loss of strength, and functional disability.
A limited number of papers in the orthopaedic literature have reported results after simultaneous reconstruction of the cruciate ligaments (13, 14, 18, 19) with only a few studies describing an arthroscopically assisted approach; (16, 17, 20) and to our knowledge, none has used hamstring tendon graft solely.
A prospective randomized study of patellar versus hamstring tendon autografts for anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction.
As graft material they utilised 0 distally based gracilis and semtendinosus hamstring tendons which they passed through a single tibial tunnel into two separate femoral tunnels (Figure 10).
5 that Reyes will have offseason surgery to clean up scar tissue around the hamstring tendon.
The patella tendon, gracialis or semitendinosus hamstring tendons or achilles tendon may all be used as donor grafts in allograft and autologous options.
Surgical treatment of irreversible lesions of the femoral nerve in patients with traumatic or neurological pathology has been based on tendinous transference ofthe hamstring tendon, mainly of the femoral biceps, to the patella or quadriceps with good functional results (7,8).
The Czech international has been on the sidelines for 18 months with a hamstring tendon injury, but is expected to be ready for the start of the new campaign after playing against Barnet at the weekend.
Eventually he had surgery and it emerged he had a problem with his hamstring tendon.
The prevalence of osteoarthritis was comparable in patients undergoing anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction using either bone-patellar tendon-bone or hamstring tendon autografts, according to a retrospective study.
2005), Hamstring tendon versus patellar tendon anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction using biodegradable interference fit fixation: a prospective matched-group analysis, Am J Sports Med.