Wide variability in return-to-sport criteria used by team physicians after anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction in elite athletes-a qualitative study - Betsch M, Darwich A, Chang J, Whelan D, Ogilvie-Harris D, Chahal J, Theodoropoulos J.
PURPOSE: The purpose of this study is to explore currently used readiness to return to sport (RTS) criteria after anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction (ACLR) used in elite athletes to gain novel insights into the RTS decision-making process of profess... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 2, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Young Adults Source Type: news

How important are psychological measures to determine readiness to return to sports after reconstruction of the anterior cruciate ligament? An online survey study - Newmarch T, Betsch M, Michalik R, Dwyer T, Whelan D, Chahal J, Theodoropoulos J.
BACKGROUND: Recent studies have suggested that psychological factors are important components of a successful return to sports (RTS) after anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction (ACLR). The purpose of this study was to survey physicians with respect to ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 24, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Critical criteria recommendations: return to sport after ACL reconstruction requires evaluation of time after surgery of 8 months, >2 functional tests, psychological readiness, and quadriceps/hamstring strength - Turk R, Shah S, Chilton M, Thomas TL, Anene C, Mousad A, Le Breton S, Li L, Pettit R, Ives K, Ramappa A.
PURPOSE: The purpose of this study was to examine the factors commonly used to determine readiness for RTS in the ACL-R patient population and assess which were most influential to successfully returning to sport and avoiding re-tear. METHODS: The ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 12, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Evaluation of health care disparities in patients with anterior cruciate ligament injury: does race and insurance matter? - Farrow LD, Scarcella MJ, Wentt CL, Jones MH, Spindler KP, Briskin I, Leo BM, McCoy BW, Miniaci AA, Parker RD, Rosneck JT, Sabo FM, Saluan PM, Serna A, Stearns KL, Strnad GJ, Williams JS.
BACKGROUND: It is unknown whether race- or insurance-based disparities in health care exist regarding baseline knee pain, knee function, complete meniscal tear, or articular cartilage damage in patients who undergo anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 10, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

The relationship of knee-related quality of life with function, psychological factors, strength, performance, and postural stability after ACL reconstruction: a cross-sectional study - Tavares MLA, Lima POP, Albano TR, Rodrigues CAS, Almeida GPL.
BACKGROUND: Patients after anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction (ACLR) have decreased health-related quality of life (QoL) compared with healthy control participants. Few studies have verified the predictors of QoL using Quality of Life Outcome Measur... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 1, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Return to sports: a risky business? A systematic review with meta-analysis of risk factors for graft rupture following ACL reconstruction - Cronstr öm A, Tengman E, Häger CK.
BACKGROUND: The risk of sustaining a graft rupture after anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction (ACLR) is high. Contributing risk factors are, however, still not clearly identified. OBJECTIVE: The aim of this systematic review was to identify an... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 26, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Reduction of risk factors for ACL re-injuries using an innovative biofeedback approach: a phase I randomized clinical trial - Peebles AT, Miller TK, Savla J, Ollendick T, Messier SP, Queen RM.
OBJECTIVES: Determine the safety and initial efficacy of a novel biofeedback intervention to improve landing mechanics in patients following anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction (ACLR). METHODS: Forty patients post-ACLR (age: 16.9  ± 2.0 yea... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 15, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

'I was young, I wanted to return to sport, and re-ruptured my ACL' - young active female patients' voices on the experience of sustaining an ACL re-rupture, a qualitative study - Piussi R, Krupi ć F, Sundemo D, Svantesson E, Ivarsson A, Johnson U, Samuelsson K, Hamrin Senorski E.
BACKGROUND: Despite anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) re-ruptures being common, research on patient experiences after knee trauma has primarily focused on the time after primary ACL reconstruction. Integrating qualitative research and patient experiences ca... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 10, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Return to duty in military personnel after ACL reconstruction: STG versus ST4 double adjustable-loop device - Geofroy B, Ghabi A, Jouvion AX, Limouzin J, Landevoisin E.
INTRODUCTION: ACL ligamentoplasty with a quadruple semitindosus graft (ST4) and double adjustable endobutton (ST4E) allow the preservation of the gracilis, which should allow more rapid recovery of soldiers following ACL reconstruction. However, the litera... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 1, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Predicting readiness for return to sport and performance after anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction rehabilitation - van Haren IEPM, van Cingel REH, Verbeek ALM, van Melick N, Stubbe JH, Bloo H, Groenewoud JHMM, van der Wees PJ, Staal JB.
BACKGROUND: Determining readiness to return to sport after anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction is challenging. OBJECTIVES: To develop models to predict initial (directly after rehabilitation) and sustainable (one year after rehabilitati... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 19, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Lateral extra-articular tenodesis and anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction in young patients: clinical results and return to sport - Guarino A, Farinelli L, Iacono V, Screpis D, Piovan G, Rizzo M, Mariconda M, Zorzi C.
Lateral extra-articular tenodesis (L.E.T.) have been proposed to reduce the tibia's anterior translation and internal rotation in concomitant to Anterior cruciate ligament (A.C.L.) reconstruction. Recent studies show that the addition of L.E.T. to A.C.L. r... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 4, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Return to play in paediatric & adolescent patients following anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction - Kilkenny CJ, Hurley ET, Hogan RE, Moore TK, Withers D, King E, Jackson M, Moran R.
BACKGROUND: There is an increased risk of anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) rupture and subsequent ACL reconstruction in patients ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 27, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

'Such a massive part of rehab is between the ears'; barriers to and facilitators of anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction rehabilitation: a qualitative focus group analysis - Walker A, Hing W, Gough S, Lorimer A.
BACKGROUND: Current evidence demonstrates that few patients complete anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction rehabilitation according to evidence-based guidelines. It is important to investigate the viewpoints of our patients to identify patient-reported... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 16, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Measurement properties of the Brazilian Portuguese anterior cruciate ligament - return to sport after injury (ACL-RSI) scale short version after anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction - Albano TR, Lima PODP, Rodrigues CAS, Melo AKP, Tavares MLA, Almeida GPL.
BACKGROUND: Higher scores (closer to 100) on the Anterior Cruciate Ligament - Return to Sport after Injury (ACL-RSI) scale indicate better psychological readiness to return to sport after anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction (ACLR). OBJECTIVES... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 15, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Management of Graft-Related Challenges in ACL Reconstruction Management of Graft-Related Challenges in ACL Reconstruction
Graft-related difficulties during ACL reconstruction are common. How should these issues be managed?Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - June 3, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Orthopaedics Journal Article Source Type: news