Navigation Links
Colorado Knee Specialist Robert LaPrade, MD Publishes New Studies Covering the Function of the Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) and Treatments for PCL Injuries
Date:11/7/2013

Vail, Colorado (PRWEB) November 07, 2013

Colorado knee specialist Robert LaPrade MD, PhD recently completed a two-part study published in the American Journal of Sports Medicine on the anatomy and treatment of the posterior cruciate ligament (PCL). The first study was entitled: Kinematic Analysis of the Posterior Cruciate Ligament, Part 1: The Individual and Collective Function of the Anterolateral and Posteromedial Bundles, and the second study was entitled: Kinematic Analysis of the Posterior Cruciate Ligament, Part 2: A Comparison of Anatomic Single- Versus Double-Bundle Reconstruction. As Chief Medical Research Officer at the Steadman Philippon Research Institute in Vail, Colorado, Dr. LaPrade is among few in the sports medicine community who specialize in the treatment of PCL injuries.

The posterior cruciate ligament is one of four major ligaments in the knee and connects the femur (thighbone) to the tibia (shinbone). The PCL is the strongest ligament in the knee and accounts for 3-37 percent of all knee injuries. Historically, there has been little known on the exact function and proper treatment techniques due to the low frequency of PCL injuries.

The first part of the study analyzed the function of the PCL. Previous research by LaPrade’s research group has found that the PCL is composed of two functional bundles - the anterolateral bundle (ALB) and the posteromedial bundle (PMB) – which have very precise attachment sites which can be identified arthroscopically during PCL surgery. However, there is little known o
'/>"/>

Source: PRWeb
Copyright©2012 Vocus, Inc.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3

Related medicine news :

1. Illnesses in Colorado childrens hospital prompts discovery of contaminated alcohol pads
2. McDivitt Law Firm Opens Office to Fellow Attorneys Affected by Colorado Springs Wildfires
3. Be Present Welcomes Wanderlust Festival to Copper Mountain, Colorado
4. Talk to Your Kids About the Colorado Killings
5. For Colorado Family, Its Allergies All Around
6. University of Colorado Cancer Center earns major grant to develop new bladder cancer drugs
7. Family Doctors from Front Range Primary Care Now Offer Extended Hours at Trinidad, Colorado Location
8. First Choice Emergency Room Opens New Facility in Colorado Springs
9. Zane Benefits Publishes New Information on the Colorado Health Insurance Exchange
10. Colorado Orthopedic Consultant Performs e-plus™ Total Knee Replacement
11. Actors, Models and Talent for Christ Sets Up Auditions in Three Colorado Cities
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:9/1/2015)... ... September 01, 2015 , ... ... analysis of pet vital signs and activity, today announced its integration with leading ... most popular and widely-adopted veterinary hospital Practice Management Software packages in the US. ...
(Date:9/1/2015)... ... September 01, 2015 , ... Discovia, a leading ... today that it has hired Scott Sanderson, an experienced business development professional and ... will be responsible for establishing and managing new client relationships in the Southeast ...
(Date:9/1/2015)... ... September 01, 2015 , ... Royal River Natural Foods, a locally-owned independent natural ... women for 19 years and found that, among those who had a stroke, people ... report is part of the September 2015 issue of “Natural Insights for Well Being,” ...
(Date:9/1/2015)... , ... September 01, 2015 , ... ... Brent Nelson, D.O., has joined its medical management team as an Associate Medical ... of all sizes and types in the U.S. and abroad. , Dr. ...
(Date:9/1/2015)... ... September 01, 2015 , ... Two of Washington D.C.’s most respected chefs ... and dining. , Recently named “the next big thing” in the culinary world ... telling the whole story behind food and reclaiming culinary traditions on the brink of ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Petpace-Cornerstone Integration Lowers Overhead, Raises Data Visibility for Veterinary Practices 2Health News:Former NFL Standout Scott Sanderson Joins eDiscovery Leader Discovia 2Health News:New Study Finds Multivitamins Extend Life After Stroke, Retailer Reports 2Health News:Dr. Brent Nelson Joins WorkCare, Inc., as Associate Medical Director 2Health News:Dr. Brent Nelson Joins WorkCare, Inc., as Associate Medical Director 3Health News:Chefs Amy Riolo and Luigi Diotaiuti Embark on Culinary Diplomatic Quest to Build Bridges through Global Cuisine 2Health News:Chefs Amy Riolo and Luigi Diotaiuti Embark on Culinary Diplomatic Quest to Build Bridges through Global Cuisine 3Health News:Chefs Amy Riolo and Luigi Diotaiuti Embark on Culinary Diplomatic Quest to Build Bridges through Global Cuisine 4
... 3 Radiologic Associates of Fredericksburg (RAF) has added four ... with extensive training covering all medical imaging subspecialties. , ... RAF, attributes the practice,s recent growth to a number of ... to a growing population while, at the same time, compensating ...
... may prevent some forms of breast cancer and save tens ... Using genetic probes, researchers at the University of New ... of HPVs known to have a high risk of initiating ... 90-95 per cent of cervical cancers. The research was ...
... Blacksburg, Va. -- Insects are about to be analyzed in ... faculty. They will be using some fancy state-of-the-art equipment, ... be enough to scare any bug. And first up ... some endearing characteristics. The results could be a deeper ...
... ERT (Nasdaq: ERES ) has celebrated a ... (TET). ERT provides full TET support to the biopharmaceutical ... to ECG analysis, data processing, management, reconciliation, reporting, quality control ... concerns continue to be the primary reason for drugs being ...
... , , BOCA RATON, Fla., Sept. ... cleaning franchise company, announced today that it has been named a ... the most coveted awards programs in the business community. , ... following American Business Awards categories: "Best Overall Company of the Year," ...
... , CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Sept. 3 ... of therapeutics for Alzheimer,s disease, Parkinson,s disease, and other neurodegenerative ... Infinity Pharmaceuticals, has joined its Board of Directors. , ... as another important addition to our board," said Dr. Jeffrey ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Radiologic Associates of Fredericksburg Hires Four New Physicians 2Health News:HPV vaccine could prevent breast cancer: Australian research 2Health News:The secrets of the lowly ground beetle could lead to better tissue engineering 2Health News:The secrets of the lowly ground beetle could lead to better tissue engineering 3Health News:The secrets of the lowly ground beetle could lead to better tissue engineering 4Health News:ERT Achieves Cardiac Safety Milestone after Completing 150th TET Trial 2Health News:ERT Achieves Cardiac Safety Milestone after Completing 150th TET Trial 3Health News:Coverall Honored as Finalist in Six Categories for 2009 Stevie Awards 2Health News:Coverall Honored as Finalist in Six Categories for 2009 Stevie Awards 3Health News:Steven Holtzman Joins Satori Pharmaceuticals' Board of Directors 2Health News:Steven Holtzman Joins Satori Pharmaceuticals' Board of Directors 3Health News:Steven Holtzman Joins Satori Pharmaceuticals' Board of Directors 4
(Date:9/1/2015)... Sept. 1, 2015 Konica Minolta Medical Imaging ... (CR) system, designed to deliver enterprise level imaging to ... same Control Station as the Konica Minolta AeroDR wireless ... upgrade path from CR to DR. The SIGMA II ... improve workflow with unparalleled reliability and high capacity to ...
(Date:9/1/2015)... IRVINE, Calif. , Sept. 1, 2015  Edwards ... in the science of heart valves and hemodynamic monitoring, ... Fargo Healthcare Conference at the Hyatt Regency Boston in ... 9, 2015. Michael A. Mussallem , ... keynote lunch speaker followed by a company discussion with ...
(Date:9/1/2015)... Sept. 1, 2015 VolitionRx Limited (NYSE ... diagnostic tests for a broad range of cancer types and ... Cameron Reynolds , is scheduled to attend the 10 th ... September 9-10, 2015 in Boston, Massachusetts . ... Wells Fargo Securities Research conferences are among ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Konica Minolta Launches New CR System with Low-Cost Upgrade Path to DR 2VolitionRx to Attend 10th Annual Wells Fargo Healthcare Conference on September 9-10, 2015 2VolitionRx to Attend 10th Annual Wells Fargo Healthcare Conference on September 9-10, 2015 3VolitionRx to Attend 10th Annual Wells Fargo Healthcare Conference on September 9-10, 2015 4
... CINCINNATI, Aug. 4, 2011 HealthWarehouse.com, Inc . (OTC ... retail mail-order pharmacy, announced today that John Backus, managing partner ... HealthWarehouse.com,s Board of Directors. "Health insurance costs ... are driving health care costs down for every day consumers," ...
... FLORHAM PARK, N.J., Aug. 4, 2011 It,s back-to-school ... routines, homework and head lice. To view ... http://multivu.prnewswire.com/mnr/shionogi/50422/ (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110804/MM45457 ... 12 million children in the U.S. are infested with ...
Cached Medicine Technology:John Backus to Join HealthWarehouse.com's Board of Directors 2Head Lice Returns to School: Five Tips to Avoid Panic and Worry 2
Designed to determine the precise length of limbal incisions and proper alignment of closing sutures. Curved marking blade with 2 mm lines spaced 1 mm apart-measures up to 10 mm. Round knurled handle...
Measures up to 152 mm in 1 mm increments and 6 inches in 1/32 inch increments. Deeply etched graduations and dull finish....
Rigid Endoscopes....
Endoscopes are also available in fully autoclavable models in 1.8, 2.7, 4.0. 5.0 and 10.0 mm diameters. Manufactured with precise swiss lenses. Built-in temperature measuring device to exactly determ...
Medicine Products: