Reliability of the Instability Severity Index Score as a Predictor of Recurrence after Arthroscopic Anterior Capsulolabral Reconstruction: A Multicenter Retrospective Study.

Conclusions: Not all ISIS domains accurately predicted recurrence after arthroscopic capsulolabral reconstruction. The ISIS may not be a proper reference for determining Latarjet procedure in patients with anterior shoulder instability. PMID: 31788168 [PubMed - in process]
Source: Clinics in Orthopedic Surgery - Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Clin Orthop Surg Source Type: research

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To determine (1) the demographic characteristics as well as radiographic findings of medial versus lateral meniscal root tears at time of presentation, (2) treatment decisions and clinical outcomes of patients undergoing medial versus lateral root repair, and (3) risk factors for worse clinical and radiographic outcomes.
Source: Arthroscopy - Journal of Arthroscopic and Related Surgery - Category: Surgery Authors: Source Type: research
J Knee Surg DOI: 10.1055/s-0039-1700978To improve the long-term outcomes of high tibial osteotomy (HTO) for gonarthritis, many cartilage repair procedures appeared, but their effects were controversial. To evaluate the efficacy of cartilage repair procedures during HTO for gonarthritis, we performed this update meta-analysis. We performed the system retrieval for clinical trials using various databases and then pooled the outcomes of the included studies. Fifteen studies were involved. The pooled results indicated that there were no significant differences in Kellgren and Lawrence (KL) scale (mean difference [MD] =&...
Source: Journal of Knee Surgery - Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Tags: Original Article Source Type: research
DiscussionTo assess the long-term efficacy of APM on knee symptoms and function we are carrying out a long-term (5-year and 10-year) follow up of our placebo-surgery-controlled FIDELITY trial according to statistical principles outlined in detail in this document. As our second primary objective, whether APM (resection of torn meniscus tear) accelerates or delays the development of knee osteoarthritis in patients with an arthroscopically verified degenerative tear of the medial meniscus, a pre-registered follow-up is also carried out.Trial,NCT00549172 (Arthroscopy in the Treatment of Degenera...
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Can a fibular malunion be corrected by a Z-shaped fibular osteotomy? Orthopade. 2020 Jan 09;: Authors: Barg A, Kahn TL, Dekeyser G, Sripanich Y, Valderrabano V Abstract BACKGROUND: The aim of this study was to assess the short-term clinical and radiographic outcomes in patients who underwent realigning Z‑shaped fibular osteotomy. METHODS: Between January 2007 and December 2014, 28 patients with a painful fibular malunion underwent a Z-shaped realignment fibular osteotomy. The mean age was 42.2 ± 14.1 years (range 19.1-67.8 years) and the mean follow-up w...
Source: Der Orthopade - Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Tags: Orthopade Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 8 January 2020Source: Arthroscopy TechniquesAuthor(s): Alyssa Alvarez, Gun Min Youn, Angelica Marie Remigio Van Gogh, Sophia Sarang Shin Yin, Moyukh O. Chakrabarti, Patrick J. McGahan, James L. ChenAbstractArthroscopic-assisted internal fixation is an ideal technique for visualizing chondral reduction during tibial open reduction–internal fixation. Typically, open reduction–internal fixation is performed using radiographic and Fluoroscan imaging (Hologic, Bedford, MA) for reduction of subchondral bone. However, reduction without visualization does not ensure chondral surface r...
Source: Arthroscopy Techniques - Category: Surgery Source Type: research
ConclusionVarus deformity in the proximal part of the tibia, immediate postoperative varus alignment, and varus position of the femoral and tibial components may lead to varus progression in limb alignment in the long term, even 10  years after TKA; the surgeon should, therefore, weigh the risks of leaving a varus alignment during surgery. Moreover, if the preoperative TPTPS angle is high, the alignment may become varus after TKA, even in patients who have acquired neutral alignment.Level of evidenceIV.
Source: Knee Surgery, Sports Traumatology, Arthroscopy - Category: Orthopaedics Source Type: research
The keys to successful posterior cruciate ligament (PCL) reconstruction are to identify and treat all pathology, use strong graft material, accurately place tunnels in anatomic insertion sites, minimize graft bending, mechanical graft tensioning, secure graft fixation, and the appropriate postoperative rehabilitation program. Adherence to these technical principles results in successful single and double bundle arthroscopic transtibial tunnel PCL reconstruction based upon stress radiography, arthrometer, knee ligament rating scales, and patient satisfaction measurements. The purpose of this article is to describe the arthr...
Source: Sports Medicine and Arthroscopy Review - Category: Sports Medicine Tags: Review Articles Source Type: research
To compare the serial changes in radiographic outcomes in terms of the mechanical axis (MA) angle and medial joint space width (JSW) between medial meniscus posterior root tear (MM PRT) and non-root tear (MM NRT) after arthroscopic partial meniscectomy (APM).
Source: Arthroscopy - Journal of Arthroscopic and Related Surgery - Category: Surgery Authors: Source Type: research
AbstractPurposeTo investigate the effect of proximal tibial tubercle osteotomy (PTO) and distal tibial tubercle osteotomy (DTO) in medial opening wedge high tibial osteotomy on patellofemoral alignment, patellofemoral osteoarthritis and clinical outcomes.MethodsPTO (n = 41) and DTO (n = 43) for the same surgical indications were included. Radiographic measurements of the Caton-Deschamps index, patellar tilt and shift, and arthroscopic cartilage evaluation at the patellofemoral joint were performed at osteotomy and plate removal. The Knee Society Score (KSS) was evaluated pre operatively and at t...
Source: Knee Surgery, Sports Traumatology, Arthroscopy - Category: Orthopaedics Source Type: research
The purpose of this study was to compare the clinical, functional, and radiographic outcomes of open versus arthroscopic Latarjet procedures.
Source: Arthroscopy - Journal of Arthroscopic and Related Surgery - Category: Surgery Authors: Source Type: research
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