Influence of hamstring autograft diameter on graft failure rate in Chinese population after anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction
Publication date: October 2020Source: Asia-Pacific Journal of Sports Medicine, Arthroscopy, Rehabilitation and Technology, Volume 22Author(s): Stephen Pui-Kit Tang, Keith Hay-Man Wan, Richard Hin-Lun Lee, Kevin Kwun-Hung Wong, Kam-Kwong Wong (Source: Asia-Pacific Journal of Sports Medicine, Arthroscopy, Rehabilitation and Technology)
Source: Asia-Pacific Journal of Sports Medicine, Arthroscopy, Rehabilitation and Technology - August 13, 2020 Category: Sports Medicine Source Type: research

Risk factors for noncontact anterior cruciate ligament injury in female high school basketball and handball players: A prospective 3-year cohort study
Publication date: October 2020Source: Asia-Pacific Journal of Sports Medicine, Arthroscopy, Rehabilitation and Technology, Volume 22Author(s): Junsuke Nakase, Katsuhiko Kitaoka, Yosuke Shima, Takeshi Oshima, Goro Sakurai, Hiroyuki Tsuchiya (Source: Asia-Pacific Journal of Sports Medicine, Arthroscopy, Rehabilitation and Technology)
Source: Asia-Pacific Journal of Sports Medicine, Arthroscopy, Rehabilitation and Technology - August 13, 2020 Category: Sports Medicine Source Type: research

The relationship between high-signal intensity changes in the glenohumeral joint capsule on MRI and clinical shoulder symptoms
Publication date: October 2020Source: Asia-Pacific Journal of Sports Medicine, Arthroscopy, Rehabilitation and Technology, Volume 22Author(s): Atsushi Tasaki, Taiki Nozaki, Wataru Morita, Daiki Kobayashi, Barry B. Phillips, Nobuto Kitamura (Source: Asia-Pacific Journal of Sports Medicine, Arthroscopy, Rehabilitation and Technology)
Source: Asia-Pacific Journal of Sports Medicine, Arthroscopy, Rehabilitation and Technology - August 1, 2020 Category: Sports Medicine Source Type: research

Impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on sports and exercise
Publication date: Available online 28 July 2020Source: Asia-Pacific Journal of Sports Medicine, Arthroscopy, Rehabilitation and TechnologyAuthor(s): Ashley Ying-Ying Wong, Samuel Ka-Kin Ling, Lobo Louie, George Ying-Kan Law, Raymond Chi-Hung So, Daniel Chi-Wo Lee, Forrest Chung-Fai Yau, Patrick Shu-Hang Yung (Source: Asia-Pacific Journal of Sports Medicine, Arthroscopy, Rehabilitation and Technology)
Source: Asia-Pacific Journal of Sports Medicine, Arthroscopy, Rehabilitation and Technology - July 29, 2020 Category: Sports Medicine Source Type: research

Changes in patellar height and patellofemoral alignment following double level osteotomy performed for osteoarthritic knees with severe varus deformity
Publication date: October 2020Source: Asia-Pacific Journal of Sports Medicine, Arthroscopy, Rehabilitation and Technology, Volume 22Author(s): Yusuke Akaoka, Tomoya Iseki, Ryo Kanto, Shintaro Onishi, Toshiya Tachibana, Keiji Tensho, Shinichi Yoshiya, Hiroshi Nakayama (Source: Asia-Pacific Journal of Sports Medicine, Arthroscopy, Rehabilitation and Technology)
Source: Asia-Pacific Journal of Sports Medicine, Arthroscopy, Rehabilitation and Technology - July 17, 2020 Category: Sports Medicine Source Type: research

Does the position of interference screw in tibial tunnel effect anatomic orientation in single bundle anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction?
Publication date: October 2020Source: Asia-Pacific Journal of Sports Medicine, Arthroscopy, Rehabilitation and Technology, Volume 22Author(s): Bancha Chernchujit, Sumit Agrawal, Bordee Sukhapradit (Source: Asia-Pacific Journal of Sports Medicine, Arthroscopy, Rehabilitation and Technology)
Source: Asia-Pacific Journal of Sports Medicine, Arthroscopy, Rehabilitation and Technology - July 16, 2020 Category: Sports Medicine Source Type: research

The use of vancomycin-soaked wrapping of hamstring grafts to reduce the risk of infection after anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction: An early experience in a district general hospital
Publication date: October 2020Source: Asia-Pacific Journal of Sports Medicine, Arthroscopy, Rehabilitation and Technology, Volume 22Author(s): Keith Hay-Man Wan, Stephen Pui-Kit Tang, Richard Hin-Lun Lee, Kevin KH Wong, Kam-Kwong Wong (Source: Asia-Pacific Journal of Sports Medicine, Arthroscopy, Rehabilitation and Technology)
Source: Asia-Pacific Journal of Sports Medicine, Arthroscopy, Rehabilitation and Technology - June 28, 2020 Category: Sports Medicine Source Type: research

Pre-operative MRI measurements versus anthropometric data: Which is more accurate in predicting 4-stranded hamstring graft size in anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction?
Publication date: October 2020Source: Asia-Pacific Journal of Sports Medicine, Arthroscopy, Rehabilitation and Technology, Volume 22Author(s): Lynn Thwin, Sean WL. Ho, Teong Jin Lester Tan, Wei Yang Lim, Keng Thiam Lee (Source: Asia-Pacific Journal of Sports Medicine, Arthroscopy, Rehabilitation and Technology)
Source: Asia-Pacific Journal of Sports Medicine, Arthroscopy, Rehabilitation and Technology - June 24, 2020 Category: Sports Medicine Source Type: research

Association between postoperative meniscal extrusion and clinical outcomes of the pullout fixation technique for medial meniscus posterior root tear
Publication date: July 2020Source: Asia-Pacific Journal of Sports Medicine, Arthroscopy, Rehabilitation and Technology, Volume 21Author(s): Shinya Yanagisawa, Masashi Kimura, Keiichi Hagiwara, Atsuko Ogoshi (Source: Asia-Pacific Journal of Sports Medicine, Arthroscopy, Rehabilitation and Technology)
Source: Asia-Pacific Journal of Sports Medicine, Arthroscopy, Rehabilitation and Technology - June 13, 2020 Category: Sports Medicine Source Type: research

Deep MCL injury cases with arthroscopic findings of hypermobile medial meniscus: A report of six cases of arthroscopic meniscal suture repair
Publication date: October 2020Source: Asia-Pacific Journal of Sports Medicine, Arthroscopy, Rehabilitation and Technology, Volume 22Author(s): Miyu Inagawa, Takaki Sanada, Hiroshi Iwaso (Source: Asia-Pacific Journal of Sports Medicine, Arthroscopy, Rehabilitation and Technology)
Source: Asia-Pacific Journal of Sports Medicine, Arthroscopy, Rehabilitation and Technology - June 10, 2020 Category: Sports Medicine Source Type: research

A gap balancing technique for adjusting the component gap in total knee arthroplasty using a navigation system
Publication date: July 2020Source: Asia-Pacific Journal of Sports Medicine, Arthroscopy, Rehabilitation and Technology, Volume 21Author(s): Hiroshi Takagi, Soshi Asai, Fumiyoshi Kawashima, Shin Kato, Atsushi Sato, Takayuki Okumo, Koji Kanzaki (Source: Asia-Pacific Journal of Sports Medicine, Arthroscopy, Rehabilitation and Technology)
Source: Asia-Pacific Journal of Sports Medicine, Arthroscopy, Rehabilitation and Technology - May 6, 2020 Category: Sports Medicine Source Type: research

Comparison of patient-reported outcomes of treatment with low- and intermediate molecular weight hyaluronic acid in Japanese patients with symptomatic knee osteoarthritis: A prospective, randomized, single-blind trial
Publication date: July 2020Source: Asia-Pacific Journal of Sports Medicine, Arthroscopy, Rehabilitation and Technology, Volume 21Author(s): Takeshi Mochizuki, Katsunori Ikari, Koichiro Yano, Ken Okazaki (Source: Asia-Pacific Journal of Sports Medicine, Arthroscopy, Rehabilitation and Technology)
Source: Asia-Pacific Journal of Sports Medicine, Arthroscopy, Rehabilitation and Technology - May 6, 2020 Category: Sports Medicine Source Type: research

Initiating range of motion exercises within 24 hours following total knee arthroplasty affects the reduction of postoperative pain: A randomized controlled trial
Publication date: July 2020Source: Asia-Pacific Journal of Sports Medicine, Arthroscopy, Rehabilitation and Technology, Volume 21Author(s): Kentaro Iwakiri, Yoichi Ohta, Yuuki Shibata, Yukihide Minoda, Akio Kobayashi, Hiroaki Nakamura (Source: Asia-Pacific Journal of Sports Medicine, Arthroscopy, Rehabilitation and Technology)
Source: Asia-Pacific Journal of Sports Medicine, Arthroscopy, Rehabilitation and Technology - April 29, 2020 Category: Sports Medicine Source Type: research

Prognosis of elite basketball players after an Achilles tendon rupture
Publication date: July 2020Source: Asia-Pacific Journal of Sports Medicine, Arthroscopy, Rehabilitation and Technology, Volume 21Author(s): Ronald Siu, Samuel KK. Ling, Naomi Fung, Nigel Pak, Patrick SH. Yung (Source: Asia-Pacific Journal of Sports Medicine, Arthroscopy, Rehabilitation and Technology)
Source: Asia-Pacific Journal of Sports Medicine, Arthroscopy, Rehabilitation and Technology - April 11, 2020 Category: Sports Medicine Source Type: research

Abnormal displacement of discoid lateral meniscus with snapping knee detected by full extension and deep flexion MRI: Report of two cases
Publication date: July 2020Source: Asia-Pacific Journal of Sports Medicine, Arthroscopy, Rehabilitation and Technology, Volume 21Author(s): Yusuke Hashimoto, Nishino Kazuya, Junsei Takigami, Shinya Yamasaki, Tomohiro Tomihara, Nagakazu Shimada, Hiroaki Nakamura (Source: Asia-Pacific Journal of Sports Medicine, Arthroscopy, Rehabilitation and Technology)
Source: Asia-Pacific Journal of Sports Medicine, Arthroscopy, Rehabilitation and Technology - April 11, 2020 Category: Sports Medicine Source Type: research

Analgesic efficacy of a single-dose, intraoperative, intra-articular morphine application in ACL reconstruction
Publication date: April 2020Source: Asia-Pacific Journal of Sports Medicine, Arthroscopy, Rehabilitation and Technology, Volume 20Author(s): Suthee Tharakulphan, Chayut Chaiperm, Adinun Apivatgaroon, Thananit Sangkomkamhang (Source: Asia-Pacific Journal of Sports Medicine, Arthroscopy, Rehabilitation and Technology)
Source: Asia-Pacific Journal of Sports Medicine, Arthroscopy, Rehabilitation and Technology - April 1, 2020 Category: Sports Medicine Source Type: research

Predicting postoperative pain with neutrophil/ lymphocyte ratio after arthroscopic rotator cuff repair
Publication date: April 2020Source: Asia-Pacific Journal of Sports Medicine, Arthroscopy, Rehabilitation and Technology, Volume 20Author(s): Kerim Öner, Ahmet Emin Okutan, Muhammet Salih Ayas, Ahmet Emre Paksoy, Ferdi Polat (Source: Asia-Pacific Journal of Sports Medicine, Arthroscopy, Rehabilitation and Technology)
Source: Asia-Pacific Journal of Sports Medicine, Arthroscopy, Rehabilitation and Technology - March 18, 2020 Category: Sports Medicine Source Type: research

Association of acromial morphological parameters and rotator cuff tears, and evaluation of the influence of age and gender on the parameters and impact on cuff tears: A study on a Middle Eastern population
Publication date: April 2020Source: Asia-Pacific Journal of Sports Medicine, Arthroscopy, Rehabilitation and Technology, Volume 20Author(s): Joseph Maalouly, Antonios Tawk, Dany Aouad, Ali Abdallah, Mohammad Darwiche, Ghadi Abboud, Georges El Rassi (Source: Asia-Pacific Journal of Sports Medicine, Arthroscopy, Rehabilitation and Technology)
Source: Asia-Pacific Journal of Sports Medicine, Arthroscopy, Rehabilitation and Technology - March 7, 2020 Category: Sports Medicine Source Type: research

The acromion in supraspinatus outlet and Rockwood caudal tilt views from three-dimensional computed tomography scan of the shoulder
Publication date: April 2020Source: Asia-Pacific Journal of Sports Medicine, Arthroscopy, Rehabilitation and Technology, Volume 20Author(s): Adinun Apivatgaroon, Suthee Tharakulphan, Pinkawas Kongmalai, Bancha ChernchujitAbstractBackgroundA hooked acromion on an outlet view and a keeled acromion on Rockwood tilt radiographs are associated with rotator cuff tears. The identification of the acromial morphology may be helpful for acromioplasty planning with regarding the acromial types.MethodsDescriptive Laboratory Study. Three-dimensional computed tomography scans models of 108 shoulders in 91 patients with; (1) Normal shoul...
Source: Asia-Pacific Journal of Sports Medicine, Arthroscopy, Rehabilitation and Technology - February 15, 2020 Category: Sports Medicine Source Type: research

Varus kinematics at knee flexion affect clinical outcomes of unicompartmental knee arthroplasty: Intraoperative navigation-based kinematics evaluation
ConclusionVarus at 0° knee flexion and axial rotational alignment did not affect the clinical outcomes of UKA. Patient reported outcomes was better for the neutral knees with less varus at 90° knee flexion than for varus knees. (Source: Asia-Pacific Journal of Sports Medicine, Arthroscopy, Rehabilitation and Technology)
Source: Asia-Pacific Journal of Sports Medicine, Arthroscopy, Rehabilitation and Technology - February 2, 2020 Category: Sports Medicine Source Type: research

Early chondral damage following meniscus repairs with anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction
ConclusionThe progression of post-traumatic chondral damage may occur at a faster rate in patients who require ACL reconstruction and meniscal repair than in patients with intact menisci. (Source: Asia-Pacific Journal of Sports Medicine, Arthroscopy, Rehabilitation and Technology)
Source: Asia-Pacific Journal of Sports Medicine, Arthroscopy, Rehabilitation and Technology - January 31, 2020 Category: Sports Medicine Source Type: research

A high glucose level stimulate inflammation and weaken pro-resolving response in tendon cells – A possible factor contributing to tendinopathy in diabetic patients
Publication date: January 2020Source: Asia-Pacific Journal of Sports Medicine, Arthroscopy, Rehabilitation and Technology, Volume 19Author(s): Cheuk-Kin Kwan, Sai-Chuen Fu, Patrick Shu-hang Yung (Source: Asia-Pacific Journal of Sports Medicine, Arthroscopy, Rehabilitation and Technology)
Source: Asia-Pacific Journal of Sports Medicine, Arthroscopy, Rehabilitation and Technology - November 26, 2019 Category: Sports Medicine Source Type: research

Evaluation of the intraoperative kinematics during double-bundle anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction using a navigation system
ConclusionThe AM and PL bundles function differently for controlling anterior knee laxity throughout the range of motion. The function of the AM and PL bundles was similar for controlling isolated tibiofemoral rotation. Isolated tibiofemoral rotation was significantly controlled only on double-bundle reconstruction at knee flexion angles of 20° and 25°. (Source: Asia-Pacific Journal of Sports Medicine, Arthroscopy, Rehabilitation and Technology)
Source: Asia-Pacific Journal of Sports Medicine, Arthroscopy, Rehabilitation and Technology - November 26, 2019 Category: Sports Medicine Source Type: research

Effect of an orthosis on foot center of pressure translation for treatment of hallux valgus in patients with rheumatoid arthritis: A report of 17 cases
Publication date: January 2020Source: Asia-Pacific Journal of Sports Medicine, Arthroscopy, Rehabilitation and Technology, Volume 19Author(s): Takeshi Mochizuki, Koichiro Yano, Katsunori Ikari, Ken OkazakiAbstractObjectivesWe aimed to investigate the change in the center of pressure (COP) path and distribution with or without orthosis for hallux valgus (HV) in patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA).MethodsIn total, 17 patients and 21 feet were enrolled. We measured the COP path using the COP path measurement device (F-Scan II system). The HV angle (HVA); the anteroposterior COP path length, which was measured as a percent...
Source: Asia-Pacific Journal of Sports Medicine, Arthroscopy, Rehabilitation and Technology - November 26, 2019 Category: Sports Medicine Source Type: research

High tibial osteotomy solely for the purpose of return to lifelong sporting activities among elderly patients: A case series study
We examined a case series of 9 KOA patients (12 knees) aged 50 or above with a desire for RTS, who underwent HTO. We assessed patients before surgery and 2 years after surgery to evaluate surgical outcomes and RTS. The results revealed that patients’ average Japanese Orthopaedic Association score was significantly improved at 2 years after surgery (97.5 ± 4.5), compared with the preoperative score (87.9 ± 7.2; p = 0.008). In addition, the average Tegner activity level score was significantly improved at 2-year follow-up (5.8 ± 1.1) compared with the preoperative score (2.8 ± 1.1; p 
Source: Asia-Pacific Journal of Sports Medicine, Arthroscopy, Rehabilitation and Technology - November 26, 2019 Category: Sports Medicine Source Type: research

Stress fractures of the lateral tibial plateau after open wedge high tibial osteotomy could be delayed type III lateral hinge fractures
ConclusionThese results indicated the possibility of stress fracture in LTP during weight-bearing exercise after OWHTO, which was regarded as a delayed type III fracture. The results showed that Correction angle was more than 13 degrees, and lateral hinge fracture type II of the Takeuchi classification was an inducement of this stress fracture.Level of evidenceLevel IV. (Source: Asia-Pacific Journal of Sports Medicine, Arthroscopy, Rehabilitation and Technology)
Source: Asia-Pacific Journal of Sports Medicine, Arthroscopy, Rehabilitation and Technology - November 6, 2019 Category: Sports Medicine Source Type: research

Benefit of subcutaneous patient controlled analgesia after total knee arthroplasty
ConclusionThese findings demonstrate that subcutaneous PCA would be a safe postoperative pain regimen for TKA patients, but the effect was not enough to promote early functional recovery.Levels of evidenceTherapeutic, Level Ⅱ. (Source: Asia-Pacific Journal of Sports Medicine, Arthroscopy, Rehabilitation and Technology)
Source: Asia-Pacific Journal of Sports Medicine, Arthroscopy, Rehabilitation and Technology - October 5, 2019 Category: Sports Medicine Source Type: research

Sequential analysis of three-dimensional tibiofemoral relationship through anatomic anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction with gravity-assisted radiographic technique in prone position
ConclusionsAnatomic ACL reconstruction could restore not only the normal anterior knee laxity, but also the normal tibiofemoral relationship even under an anterior tibial load. (Source: Asia-Pacific Journal of Sports Medicine, Arthroscopy, Rehabilitation and Technology)
Source: Asia-Pacific Journal of Sports Medicine, Arthroscopy, Rehabilitation and Technology - September 19, 2019 Category: Sports Medicine Source Type: research

Hybrid suture technique vs simple suture technique for antero-inferior labral tears: Two years’ clinical outcomes
Publication date: October 2019Source: Asia-Pacific Journal of Sports Medicine, Arthroscopy, Rehabilitation and Technology, Volume 18Author(s): Mun Chun Lai, Fu Hong Benjamin Ang, Kong Hwee Lee, Chee Cheng Paul Chang, Tjiauw Tjoen Denny LieAbstractBackgroundWe previously reported a hybrid suture technique, wherein mattress and simple suturing are used to create Mason-Allen configuration, with low recurrence rates. This comparative study looking at the two years’ clinical outcomes of arthroscopic anterior labral repair using the hybrid suture technique versus simple suture technique.MethodsWe identified 103 patients wh...
Source: Asia-Pacific Journal of Sports Medicine, Arthroscopy, Rehabilitation and Technology - September 7, 2019 Category: Sports Medicine Source Type: research

The effects of toe direction on three-dimensional knee kinematics during closed kinetic chain exercise in patients with anterior cruciate ligament deficient knee
ConclusionFrom the present results, tibial rotation and knee abduction were strongly affected by toe direction. When considering a safe rehabilitation, it would be better to avoid TI and TO in CKC Ex in patients with unilateral ACL injury. (Source: Asia-Pacific Journal of Sports Medicine, Arthroscopy, Rehabilitation and Technology)
Source: Asia-Pacific Journal of Sports Medicine, Arthroscopy, Rehabilitation and Technology - August 18, 2019 Category: Sports Medicine Source Type: research

Changes in calcaneal pitch and heel fat pad thickness in static weight bearing radiographs while wearing shoes with arch support and heel cup orthotics
This study quantitatively analyzed if the calcaneal pitch and the heel pad thickness will be affected by the use of an arch support and heel cup insole in a static weightbearing stance while wearing sports shoes.MethodsTwenty-four (24) feet from 12 elite-level female soccer players with a mean age of 25 ± 3.99 years (20–33 years old) were studied. Lateral weightbearing radiographs with and without orthotics were obtained in order to measure the calcaneal pitch angle and heel fat pad thickness for each foot. A subjective outcome measure was used and the scores were classified as bad (0–2), fair (3&nda...
Source: Asia-Pacific Journal of Sports Medicine, Arthroscopy, Rehabilitation and Technology - August 1, 2019 Category: Sports Medicine Source Type: research

Suprapatellar plica classification and suprapatellar plica syndrome
ConclusionsAlthough the results did not show any relationship between forms of plica remnants and primary disease type, all patients diagnosed with suprapatellar plica syndrome showed complete septum type suprapatellar plicae. A large population study is required in the future. (Source: Asia-Pacific Journal of Sports Medicine, Arthroscopy, Rehabilitation and Technology)
Source: Asia-Pacific Journal of Sports Medicine, Arthroscopy, Rehabilitation and Technology - April 23, 2019 Category: Sports Medicine Source Type: research

Middle-to long-term outcome after medial patellofemoral ligament reconstruction with Insall’s proximal realignment for patellar instability
Publication date: July 2019Source: Asia-Pacific Journal of Sports Medicine, Arthroscopy, Rehabilitation and Technology, Volume 17Author(s): Ryo Shimizu, Yoshio Sumen, Kazuki Sakaridani, Masaki Matsuura, Nobuo AdachiAbstractBackgroundRecently, medial patellofemoral ligament (MPFL) reconstruction has become a common, widely used procedure to treat patellar instability. However, few reports exist on the long-term outcome after MPFL reconstruction. We elucidated the middle- to long-term outcome after MPFL reconstruction with Insall’s proximal realignment. Methods: From 1999 to 2012, 42 knees of 32 patients who underwent ...
Source: Asia-Pacific Journal of Sports Medicine, Arthroscopy, Rehabilitation and Technology - April 2, 2019 Category: Sports Medicine Source Type: research

Accuracy comparisons of intra-articular knee injection between the new modified anterolateral Approach and superolateral approach in patients with symptomatic knee osteoarthritis without effusion
Publication date: July 2019Source: Asia-Pacific Journal of Sports Medicine, Arthroscopy, Rehabilitation and Technology, Volume 17Author(s): Bancha Chernchujit, Suthee Tharakulphan, Adinun Apivatgaroon, Renaldi PrasetiaAbstractBackgroundIntra-articular knee injection with steroid or various other agents have been used to control the local inflammation and relieve pain in the osteoarthritis knee. To achieve the maximal potential therapeutic worth and decrease the complications from the inaccurate knee injection, these medications should be delivered directly into the intra-articular space. Injection technique is one of the m...
Source: Asia-Pacific Journal of Sports Medicine, Arthroscopy, Rehabilitation and Technology - March 27, 2019 Category: Sports Medicine Source Type: research

The muscle pre-activity timing of the hamstrings and quadriceps during 180° and 360° rotational jump landings in healthy female subjects
Publication date: Available online 25 January 2019Source: Asia-Pacific Journal of Sports Medicine, Arthroscopy, Rehabilitation and TechnologyAuthor(s): Daisuke Bai, Yohei Okada, Takahiko Fukumoto, Munehiro Ogawa, Yasuhito TanakaAbstractBackground/ObjectiveThe muscle activity before the initial contact between during jump landings is referred to as the pre-activity. The muscle pre-activity that occur during jump landing are considered to be an important predictor of non-contact anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injury risk. ACL injury prevention programs have been widely conducted; these programs are generally focused on inc...
Source: Asia-Pacific Journal of Sports Medicine, Arthroscopy, Rehabilitation and Technology - January 26, 2019 Category: Sports Medicine Source Type: research

Diabetes mellitus does not negatively impact outcomes and satisfaction following unicompartmental knee arthroplasty in well-controlled disease
ConclusionIn this matched-pair study of diabetic versus non-diabetic patients undergoing surgery for UKA, DM does not have a clinically significant negative impact on the outcomes and satisfaction following UKA in patients with well-controlled disease. (Source: Asia-Pacific Journal of Sports Medicine, Arthroscopy, Rehabilitation and Technology)
Source: Asia-Pacific Journal of Sports Medicine, Arthroscopy, Rehabilitation and Technology - January 4, 2019 Category: Sports Medicine Source Type: research

Determination of patellar tendon length for anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction using an anteroposterior knee radiograph
ConclusionsPreoperative measurements of the patella-to-condyle and the patella-to-notch distances in AP knee radiographs can be valuable tools, with good sensitivities and specificities, for the determination of the patellar tendon length when using a BPTB graft for an ACLR. They had an acceptable level of discrimination capability and excellent reliability. (Source: Asia-Pacific Journal of Sports Medicine, Arthroscopy, Rehabilitation and Technology)
Source: Asia-Pacific Journal of Sports Medicine, Arthroscopy, Rehabilitation and Technology - December 22, 2018 Category: Sports Medicine Source Type: research

Subacromial bone erosion due to suture-knots in arthroscopic rotator cuff repair: A report of two cases
We report two cases of patients with symptomatic knot impingement. In both patients, bursal-side partial-thickness tear of the supraspinatus tendon had been repaired by a single-row technique using one suture anchor and two polyester sutures with a long-chain polyethylene core. Three-dimensional computed tomography and arthroscopy revealed bony erosion at the lateral side of the anterior half of the acromial undersurface in both patients. The size of the erosion was 1.7 cm (anteroposterior direction) × 0.7 cm (mediolateral direction) in one patient and 1.2 cm × 0.5 cm in the other. Arthroscopy showe...
Source: Asia-Pacific Journal of Sports Medicine, Arthroscopy, Rehabilitation and Technology - December 15, 2018 Category: Sports Medicine Source Type: research

The relationship between knee muscle strength and knee biomechanics during running at 6 and 12 months after anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction
This study investigated the relationship between knee muscle strength and dynamic knee biomechanics during running at 6 and 12 months after ACL reconstruction surgery.MethodsKnee joint kinematics and kinetics during running were analyzed in 21 patients (10 males, 11 females) who underwent ACL reconstruction for a unilateral ACL deficiency. Kinematics and Kinetics were measured by three-dimensional motion analysis system, and Knee flexion angle was calculated using Point cluster technique and internal extension moment was calculated by the inverse dynamics method. Patients were compared to a control group matched by age, he...
Source: Asia-Pacific Journal of Sports Medicine, Arthroscopy, Rehabilitation and Technology - December 15, 2018 Category: Sports Medicine Source Type: research

Arthroscopic debridement of the degenerative knee – Is there still a role?
ConclusionArthroscopic knee debridement can provide good symptomatic relief and sustained benefits in significantly symptomatic patients with early degenerative knees who have failed conservative management. This is most useful in patients with mechanical symptoms secondary to degenerative meniscal tears or chondral flaps, and those with symptomatic patellofemoral osteoarthritis. (Source: Asia-Pacific Journal of Sports Medicine, Arthroscopy, Rehabilitation and Technology)
Source: Asia-Pacific Journal of Sports Medicine, Arthroscopy, Rehabilitation and Technology - December 9, 2018 Category: Sports Medicine Source Type: research

A non-invasive biomechanical device to quantify knee rotational laxity: Verification of the device in human cadaveric specimens
ConclusionsA new knee rotational laxity meter was proposed in this study. Its reliability was verified by showing high correlation among trials. It also showed good correlation to a gold standard of measurement. It might be used to document knee rotational laxity for various purposes, especially after ACL injury, after further validation of the device in human subjects. (Source: Asia-Pacific Journal of Sports Medicine, Arthroscopy, Rehabilitation and Technology)
Source: Asia-Pacific Journal of Sports Medicine, Arthroscopy, Rehabilitation and Technology - December 7, 2018 Category: Sports Medicine Source Type: research

Comparison of changes in shoulder functions between biceps tenotomy and tenodesis in an animal model
ConclusionTransient functional alterations in temporal and spatial parameters are found after tenotomy and tenodesis in a rat model. The functional changes in the tenodesis group existed for a longer period than in tenotomy group; however, and all parameters showed no significant differences when compared with the sham group at the conclusion of the study. (Source: Asia-Pacific Journal of Sports Medicine, Arthroscopy, Rehabilitation and Technology)
Source: Asia-Pacific Journal of Sports Medicine, Arthroscopy, Rehabilitation and Technology - November 30, 2018 Category: Sports Medicine Source Type: research

A new method for tensioning of a chronic tibial bony avulsion of the posterior cruciate ligament as a posteromedial bundle and augmentation by anterolateral bundle reconstruction in a bicruciate ligament injury: A case report
We report our experiences in handling a case of ruptured anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) complicated by chronic bony avulsion of the posterior cruciate ligament (PCL). Favourable results were obtained as a result of ACR reconstruction following a new method for tensioning of the chronic tibial bony avulsion of PCL as a postero-medial bundle and augmentation by PCL anterolateral bundle reconstruction. Favourable posterior stability could be restored through application of this new technique incorporating post-reconstruction PCL reinforcement. (Source: Asia-Pacific Journal of Sports Medicine, Arthroscopy, Rehabilitation and Technology)
Source: Asia-Pacific Journal of Sports Medicine, Arthroscopy, Rehabilitation and Technology - November 24, 2018 Category: Sports Medicine Source Type: research

Quantifying anterior knee pain during specific activities after using the bone-patellar tendon-bone graft for arthroscopic anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction
ConclusionsKneeling was the most challenging activity in terms of creating considerable levels of anterior knee pain in patients who had undergone an ACL reconstruction using a BPTB graft. Other knee activities, however, did not create moderate or severe degrees of anterior knee pain. Both anterior knee pain and numbness at the proximal leg improved over time.Trial registration number: TCTR2018–0630002. (Source: Asia-Pacific Journal of Sports Medicine, Arthroscopy, Rehabilitation and Technology)
Source: Asia-Pacific Journal of Sports Medicine, Arthroscopy, Rehabilitation and Technology - November 17, 2018 Category: Sports Medicine Source Type: research

Factors related to stress fracture after unicompartmental knee arthroplasty
ConclusionOur results suggested that low BMD in the affected femur, large postoperative TFA, and a combination of large postoperative TFA and small varus angle of the tibial component may contribute to stress fracture of the MTP following UKA. (Source: Asia-Pacific Journal of Sports Medicine, Arthroscopy, Rehabilitation and Technology)
Source: Asia-Pacific Journal of Sports Medicine, Arthroscopy, Rehabilitation and Technology - November 2, 2018 Category: Sports Medicine Source Type: research

Validation of an inertial measurement unit to determine countermovement jump height
Publication date: Available online 8 October 2018Source: Asia-Pacific Journal of Sports Medicine, Arthroscopy, Rehabilitation and TechnologyAuthor(s): Emil Toft Nielsen, Peter Bo Jørgensen, Inger Mechlenburg, Henrik SørensenAbstractBackgroundVertical jump highs are used to quantify performance in the lower extremities. The aim of this study was to validate a wearable inertial measurement unit (IMU) for purpose of estimating countermovement jump height using the following methods: numerical double integration (NDI), takeoff velocity (TOV) and flight-time (FT).MethodsFifteen students each performed three jumps ...
Source: Asia-Pacific Journal of Sports Medicine, Arthroscopy, Rehabilitation and Technology - October 9, 2018 Category: Sports Medicine Source Type: research

Validity and reliability of the Nintendo Wii Fit Stillness score for assessment of standing balance
ConclusionThe readily available WBB may be a used as a portable and inexpensive device to assess standing balance with custom written software. However, with the current limitations of the WSS, we would discourage its use as a clinical measure of balance. (Source: Asia-Pacific Journal of Sports Medicine, Arthroscopy, Rehabilitation and Technology)
Source: Asia-Pacific Journal of Sports Medicine, Arthroscopy, Rehabilitation and Technology - September 15, 2018 Category: Sports Medicine Source Type: research

Smoothness of the knee joint movement during the stance phase in patients with severe knee osteoarthritis
ConclusionThe present results revealed that the smoothness of joint movement decreases during the single leg supporting phase of the stance phase in the frontal plane with severe knee osteoarthritis, although there is no difference in smoothness of joint movement according to the severity of knee osteoarthritis The instability during single leg support due to increase of the knee joint load and destruction cause the impaired smoothness of the knee joint movement. (Source: Asia-Pacific Journal of Sports Medicine, Arthroscopy, Rehabilitation and Technology)
Source: Asia-Pacific Journal of Sports Medicine, Arthroscopy, Rehabilitation and Technology - September 5, 2018 Category: Sports Medicine Source Type: research

Factors influencing outcomes of nonsurgical treatment for baseball players with SLAP lesion
Publication date: October 2018Source: Asia-Pacific Journal of Sports Medicine, Arthroscopy, Rehabilitation and Technology, Volume 14Author(s): Hiroshi Hashiguchi, Satoshi Iwashita, Minoru Yoneda, Shinro TakaiAbstractBackground/objectiveSuperior labrum anterior posterior (SLAP) lesion of the shoulder joint occurs in throwing athletes as a results of overuse, such as from repetitive baseball pitching. Nonsurgical treatments are usually the first-line therapy for symptomatic SLAP lesion. However, some patients cannot obtain satisfactory improvement of their symptoms, leading to dysfunction of the shoulder and diminished pitch...
Source: Asia-Pacific Journal of Sports Medicine, Arthroscopy, Rehabilitation and Technology - September 5, 2018 Category: Sports Medicine Source Type: research

All-arthroscopic anatomical reconstruction of anterior talofibular ligament using semitendinosus autografts
Publication date: July 2018Source: Asia-Pacific Journal of Sports Medicine, Arthroscopy, Rehabilitation and Technology, Volume 13Author(s): Bin Song, Chang chuan Li, Na Chen, Zhong Chen, Yunfeng Zhou, Weiping Li (Source: Asia-Pacific Journal of Sports Medicine, Arthroscopy, Rehabilitation and Technology)
Source: Asia-Pacific Journal of Sports Medicine, Arthroscopy, Rehabilitation and Technology - August 21, 2018 Category: Sports Medicine Source Type: research