What is the Accuracy of Radiographic Determination of the Posterior Femoral Wall Integrity in Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction?

Research Paper Title Accuracy of radiographic determination of the posterior femoral wall integrity in anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction. Background To evaluate the accuracy of radiographs in determining integrity of the posterior femoral cortex following anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction. Methods Fifty adult volunteers undergoing primary arthroscopic transtibial ACL reconstructions were prospectively enrolled into this study.… Read More

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What is the Relationship between Age, Osteoporosis & Coronary Artery Calcification?

Research Paper Title Relationship between age, osteoporosis and coronary artery calcification detected by high-definition computerized tomography in Chinese elderly men. Background Few studies have analysed the relationship between bone mineral density (BMD) and coronary artery calcification (CAC) in older men, and it remains subject to debate. The present study was designed to evaluate the age-related… Read More

Are Shapes of Distal Tibiofibular Syndesmosis (DTS) Associated with Risk of Recurrent Lateral Ankle Sprains?

Research Paper Title Shapes of distal tibiofibular syndesmosis are associated with risk of recurrent lateral ankle sprains. Background Distal tibiofibular syndesmosis (DTS) has wide anatomic variability in depth of incisura fibularis and shape of tibial tubercles. Methods The researchers designed a 3-year prospective cohort study of 300 young physical training soldiers in an Army Physical… Read More

Nephrolothiasis: US Navy Pilots & Kidney Stones

Research Paper Title A 10-Year Retrospective Review of Nephrolithiasis in the Navy and Navy Pilots. Background Little is known about the incidence of nephrolithiasis in the United States Navy. Navy pilots must be kidney stone-free and are often referred for treatment of small asymptomatic stones. The primary objectives of this study were to determine the… Read More