Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction (ACLR): Outpatient vs Inpatient

Research Paper Title Outpatient versus inpatient anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction: A systematic review with meta-analysis. Background Efforts to reduce the financial costs related to anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction (ACLR) include reducing the length of hospitalization of the patient undergoing ACLR. However, it is unclear if inpatient and outpatient ACLR differ in terms of safety, satisfaction,… Read More

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Royal Marines Training: ACL Injury, Rehabilitation & Completion of Commando Training

Research Paper Title ACL Injury in Royal Marine basic training: rehabilitation times and rates of completion of commando training. Outline Previous Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) reconstruction is currently a contraindication for entry to the Royal Marines and Royal Navy. The British Army allows entry if potential entrants are asymptomatic 18 months post-ACL reconstruction. Current Royal Marines policy is to rehabilitate recruits… Read More

Special Forces & ACL Reconstruction

Research Paper Title Return to Full Duty after Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction: Is The Second Time more Difficult? Background Anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injuries occur repeatedly in Special Operations Forces (SOF). In this study, we sought to determine whether military patients requiring a second (i.e., revision) ACL reconstruction in the same knee had a lower… Read More

Editorial: ACL Injuries & Active Adults

Editorial Title: Treating ACL Injuries in Young Moderately Active Adults. Article: Currently, the clinical indication for anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction takes into account both patient related and knee related factors. In an effort to better identify these factors, Frobell and colleauges performed a randomized clinical trial comparing two treatment strategies for young moderately active… Read More