Chan, of the McCaig Institute for Bone and Joint Health, both in Calgary, Alberta, Canada, analyzed five-year, disease-specific quality-of-life (QOL) outcomes in three groups of 110 patients ages 14 to 50 years who were randomly assigned to receive ACL reconstruction with a patellar tendon graft, a quadruple-stranded hamstring tendon construct, or a double-bundle hamstring tendon construct.
A significantly lower percentage of patients had traumatic reinjuries in the patellar group (four patients compared with 16 for hamstring tendon and 17 for double-bundle grafts; P = 0.010); however, there was a higher percentage of kneeling pain in the patellar group (10 percent of patients compared with 4 percent for hamstring tendon and 2 percent for double-bundle grafts; P = 0.029).
Dissection demonstrated, in agreement with the usual description in the literature, that the belly of the fibularis brevis muscle originated on the lateral surface of the lower two-thirds of the fibula and its long flat tendon
of insertion attached to the base of fifth metatarsal.
The Achilles tendon
or tendo calcaneus is the largest and strongest tendon
in the body present on the back of the leg.
An approximately 4 cm oblique incision was made from proximal medial to distal lateral, centered over the palpated biceps tendon
, beginning approximately 2 cm distal to the antecubital flexion crease.
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The supraspinatus tendon
was picked out using a cured clamp, and the insertion of the supraspinatus tendon
was severed from the greater tubercle with a blade or scissors.
Dynamometry combined with ultrasonography is the gold standard method for measuring passive tendon
No matter which technique is selected, the objectives are the same in all tendon
Objective: To study the biomechanical properties of different suture methods, and to provide evidence for the clinical application of this suture methods in repairing acute Achilles tendon
The interaction of the muscle and tendon
during such stretch-shortening cycles is complex and could be better understood by separately monitoring the relative length changes of the contractile and elastic parts of the muscle (Lichtwark et al.