Early return to play after anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction: is it worth the risk? - T örök L, Jávor P, Török K, Rárosi F, Hartmann P.
OBJECTIVE: To compare the outcomes of a 6-month-long accelerated rehabilitation with a 12-month-long rehabilitation. There is no consensus on the optimal duration of rehabilitation after anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction (ACLR). Trends in the past ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 9, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

National Football League wide receivers and running backs have decreased production following ACL reconstruction: an evaluation of fantasy football performance as an outcome measure - Burgess CJ, Singh V, Lygrisse KA, Choy K, Cohn RM, Bitterman A.
PURPOSE: To use fantasy football points as a simple measure alongside on-field statistics to compare performance in National Football League (NFL) offensive skill position players before and after anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction. ME... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 4, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Safer return to play after anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction: evaluation of a return-to-play checklist - Hadley CJ, Rao S, Tjoumakaris FP, Ciccotti MG, Dodson CC, Marchetto PA, Hammoud S, Cohen SB, Freedman KB.
BACKGROUND: Questions remain regarding the traditional protocols used in rehabilitation and clearance for return to sports after anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction (ACLR). PURPOSE/HYPOTHESIS: To investigate the impact on injury rates after r... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 27, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Are elite collegiate female athletes PRIME for a safe return to sport after ACLR? An investigation of physical readiness and integrated movement efficiency (PRIME) - Chaaban CR, Hearn D, Goerger B, Padua DA.
BACKGROUND: Elite female athletes who successfully return to sport after anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction (ACLR) represent a high-risk group for secondary injury. Little is known about how the functional profile of these athletes compares to their... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 11, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

AAOS: Outcomes Good for New ACL Repair Technique in Teens
MONDAY, April 4, 2022 -- A lateral extra-articular tenodesis (LET) with a modified Lemaire technique (MLT) in conjunction with anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction (ACLR) is associated with favorable patient-reported outcome at two years for... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - April 4, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Return to play and performance after anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction in National Football League players - Mody KS, Fletcher AN, Akoh CC, Parekh SG.
BACKGROUND: Considerable variability exists in return-to-play rates after anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injury and reconstruction (ACLR) among National Football League (NFL) players of different positions. PURPOSE/HYPOTHESIS: The purpose of this... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 19, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Sex-specific outcomes after anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction: a systematic review and meta-analysis - Mok AC, Fancher AJ, Vopat ML, Baker J, Tarakemeh A, Mullen S, Schroeppel JP, Templeton K, Mulcahey MK, Vopat BG.
BACKGROUND: Despite the significant difference between men and women in incidence of anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injuries, there is a paucity of consistent information on the influence of patient sex on outcomes after ACL reconstruction. A previous me... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 2, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Impact of anterior cruciate ligament injury on European professional soccer players - Mazza D, Viglietta E, Monaco E, Iorio R, Marzilli F, Princi G, Massafra C, Ferretti A.
BACKGROUND: The impact of anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction (ACLR) on the performance and career of professional soccer players has not been extensively investigated. PURPOSE: To evaluate in professional European soccer players (1) the ACL ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 2, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Young Adults Source Type: news

Acute and subacute anterior cruciate ligament reconstructions are associated with a higher risk of revision and reoperation - Ding DY, Chang RN, Allahabadi S, Coughlan MJ, Prentice HA, Maletis GB.
PURPOSE: (1) Report concomitant cartilage and meniscal injury at the time of anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction (ACLR), (2) evaluate the risk of aseptic revision ACLR during follow-up, and (3) evaluate the risk of aseptic ipsilateral reoperation dur... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 28, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Knee strength symmetry at 4 months is associated with criteria and rates of return to sport after anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction - Drigny J, Ferrandez C, Gauthier A, Guermont H, Praz C, Reboursi ère E, Hulet C.
BACKGROUND: Strength limb symmetry index (LSI) is a useful criterion to help in return-to-sport performance (RTP) after anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction (ACLR). OBJECTIVES: We aimed to assess whether knee extensor and flexor LSI values at ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 21, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Rates and determinants of returning to Australian rules football in male nonprofessional athletes after anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction - Webster KE, Klemm HJ, Feller JA.
BACKGROUND: Return to sport is a goal for most patients who undergo anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction. However, at a nonelite level, there are limited sport-specific data regarding rates or factors associated with return to play. PURP... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 21, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Multimodal Nonopioid Protocol Eases Pain After ACL Repair
FRIDAY, Feb. 11, 2022 -- A multimodal nonopioid pain protocol may offer adequate relief from postoperative pain for some patients undergoing anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction (ACLR) or primary rotator cuff repair, according to two studies... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - February 11, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Preoperative predictors for a successful return to sport following anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction (ACLR): a protocol for a systematic review and meta-analysis - Carter H, Lewis G, Smith BE.
INTRODUCTION: Return to sport (RTS) following anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction (ACLR) is the primary goal for most patients. However, the decision of when to RTS is difficult for patients and clinicians as it is based on limited available evidence... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 27, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Effect of early residual laxity after anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction on long-term laxity, graft failure, return to sports, and subjective outcome at 25 years: response - Lindanger L, Strand T, M ølster AO, Solheim E, Inderhaug E.
[The publisher has not provided an abstract for this article.] Language: en... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 6, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Effect of early residual laxity after anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction on long-term laxity, graft failure, return to sports, and subjective outcome at 25 years: letter to the editor - Özbek EA, Binnet MS.
[The publisher has not provided an abstract for this article.] Language: en... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 6, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news