Search for dissertations about: "Menisci"

Found 4 swedish dissertations containing the word Menisci.

  1. 1. Predictors of Complications after Anterior Cruciate Ligament Injury

    Author : Daniel Andernord; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Sports Medicine; Knee; Joint; Menisci; Cartilage; Rehabilitation; Sex; Adolescent; Teenager; Football; Evidence-based medicine; Osteoarthritis; Arthroscopy; Physical therapy;

    Abstract : BACKGROUND: An anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) tear is a serious knee injury that frequently affects young individuals active in soccer, alpine skiing, handball and basketball. Regardless of treatment, an ACL injury is associated with an increased risk of complications in the short and long term, such as meniscal and chondral injuries or a need to undergo surgery on the injured knee or the contralateral knee. READ MORE

  2. 2. Proteomics of the human meniscus in health and osteoarthritis

    Author : Elin Folkesson; Reumatologi och molekylär skelettbiologi; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Osteoarthritis; Knee; OSTEOARTHRITIS; Knee; Meniscus; PROTEOMICS; microstructure; articular cartilage;

    Abstract : Introduction: Osteoarthritis (OA) is one of the most common causes of knee pain, and the most common form ofarthritis. It causes pain and disability, and there is currently no cure. Recent research in knee OA highlights therole of the meniscus in OA pathology. READ MORE

  3. 3. Long term prognosis of intraarticular knee injuries

    Author : Wolfgang Maletius; Stefan Lohmander; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : knee joint; knee function; sports injury; arthroscopy; meniscus; anterior cruciate ligament; articular cartilage; osteoarthrosis; activity level; quality of life; MEDICINE; MEDICIN;

    Abstract : Intraarticular knee injuries, still are a challenge for proper treatment in Sports Medicine today .The increasing life expectancy as well as the patient expectation to maintain a sufficiant physical activity up to high ages gives the topic an increasing publicity. READ MORE

  4. 4. Anterior Cruciate Ligament reconstruction : studies on morbidity, function and health-related quality of life

    Author : Björn Barenius; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; anterior cruciate ligament ACL ; morbidity;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis was to investigate the effects of graft choice, time between injury and reconstruction and injuries to the menisci on knee function and the health-related quality of life after an anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction. In Study I, 153 patients were assessed at a mean 8 years after randomisation to an ACL reconstruction with a bone-patellar tendon-bone or four-strand semitendinosus tendon graft. READ MORE