Arthroscopic anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction: a meta-analysis comparing patellar tendon and hamstring tendon
The 29-year-old Australian missed the initial stages of the competition due to a ruptured hamstring tendon
behind his right knee, but has his sights set on regaining form and confidence to bolster Kings XI Punjab's play-off chances.
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Reconstructive surgery generally now involves minimally invasive surgery, taking a strip of the knee cap tendon or hamstring tendon
from the back of the thigh and using this tissue to create a new ligament and fix it in the knee, to replace the old ACL.
--The next day, the Mets announce that Reyes has a tear in his right hamstring tendon
The optimal approach for harvesting of a hamstring tendon
has also been researched, with a posterior approach being advocated due to its better cosmesis and greater ease of establishing the correct anatomical structures required for harvesting (Prodromos et al., 2008).
The 22-year-old missed training with the Kangaroos to have scans on the problem, and they revealed a partial tear to the hamstring tendon
- which will rule the Parramatta Eels star out for six weeks.
Surgical treatment of irreversible lesions of the femoral nerve in patients with traumatic or neurological pathology has been based on tendinous transference ofthe hamstring tendon
, mainly of the femoral biceps, to the patella or quadriceps with good functional results (7,8).
The Czech international has been on the sidelines for 18 months with a hamstring tendon
injury, but is expected to be ready for the start of the new campaign after playing against Barnet at the weekend.
Mikael Silvestre (thigh), Eduardo (broken leg), Theo Walcott (shoulder), Cesc Fabregas (knee) and Tomas Rosicky (hamstring tendon
) remain sidelined.
Eventually he had surgery and it emerged he had a problem with his hamstring tendon
. A metal screw was inserted but the 28-year-old then felt pain when he tried to sprint.