V M Mattila

Summary

Affiliation: University of Tampere
Country: Finland

Publications

  1. pmc Adolescent survey non-response and later risk of death. A prospective cohort study of 78,609 persons with 11-year follow-up
    Ville M Mattila
    School of Public Health, University of Tampere, 33101 Tampere, Finland
    BMC Public Health 7:87. 2007
  2. pmc Trends in the surgical treatment of proximal humeral fractures - a nationwide 23-year study in Finland
    Tuomas T Huttunen
    Department of Anesthesia, Valkeakoski Regional Hospital, Valkeakoski, Finland
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 13:261. 2012
  3. ncbi Sensitivity of MRI for articular cartilage lesions of the patellae
    V M Mattila
    Centre for Military Medicine, Lahti, Finland
    Scand J Surg 101:56-61. 2012
  4. doi Can orthotic insoles prevent lower limb overuse injuries? A randomized-controlled trial of 228 subjects
    V M Mattila
    Centre of Military Medicine, Lahti, Finland
    Scand J Med Sci Sports 21:804-8. 2011
  5. pmc Sports activity and the use of cigarettes and snus among young males in Finland in 1999-2010
    Ville M Mattila
    Research Department, Centre of Military Medicine, Helsinki, Finland
    BMC Public Health 12:230. 2012
  6. pmc Comparison of 1.5T and 3T MRI scanners in evaluation of acute bone stress in the foot
    Markus J Sormaala
    Research Department, Centre for Military Medicine, P, O, Box 50, FIN 00301 Helsinki, Finland
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 12:128. 2011
  7. pmc Mortality and cause of death in hip fracture patients aged 65 or older: a population-based study
    Jorma Panula
    Department of Surgery, City Hospital of Pori, Pori, Finland
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 12:105. 2011
  8. pmc Recovery of brachial plexus lesions resulting from heavy backpack use: a follow-up case series
    Tuula Nylund
    Centre for Military Medicine, Finnish Defense Forces, Hennalankatu 259, Lahti, Finland
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 12:62. 2011
  9. pmc Aetiology and risk factors of musculoskeletal disorders in physically active conscripts: a follow-up study in the Finnish Defence Forces
    Henri Taanila
    Tampere Research Centre of Sports Medicine, The UKK Institute, PO Box 30, 33501 Tampere, Finland
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 11:146. 2010
  10. pmc Musculoskeletal disorders in physically active conscripts: a one-year follow-up study in the Finnish Defence Forces
    Henri Taanila
    Tampere Research Centre of Sports Medicine, The UKK Institute, Tampere, Finland
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 10:89. 2009

Detail Information

Publications60

  1. pmc Adolescent survey non-response and later risk of death. A prospective cohort study of 78,609 persons with 11-year follow-up
    Ville M Mattila
    School of Public Health, University of Tampere, 33101 Tampere, Finland
    BMC Public Health 7:87. 2007
    ..We followed both respondents and non-respondents by registry linkage to determine whether there is a risk of death, related to non-response at baseline...
  2. pmc Trends in the surgical treatment of proximal humeral fractures - a nationwide 23-year study in Finland
    Tuomas T Huttunen
    Department of Anesthesia, Valkeakoski Regional Hospital, Valkeakoski, Finland
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 13:261. 2012
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine changes in the surgical treatment of proximal humeral fractures in Finland between 1987 and 2009...
  3. ncbi Sensitivity of MRI for articular cartilage lesions of the patellae
    V M Mattila
    Centre for Military Medicine, Lahti, Finland
    Scand J Surg 101:56-61. 2012
    ..However, unnecessary arthroscopies should be avoided. The aim of this study was to assess the sensitivity and applicability of MRI to diagnosing articular cartilage lesions of the patellae...
  4. doi Can orthotic insoles prevent lower limb overuse injuries? A randomized-controlled trial of 228 subjects
    V M Mattila
    Centre of Military Medicine, Lahti, Finland
    Scand J Med Sci Sports 21:804-8. 2011
    ..Our findings suggest that routine use of orthotic insoles does not prevent physical-stress-related lower limb injuries in healthy young male adults...
  5. pmc Sports activity and the use of cigarettes and snus among young males in Finland in 1999-2010
    Ville M Mattila
    Research Department, Centre of Military Medicine, Helsinki, Finland
    BMC Public Health 12:230. 2012
    ..We examined the association between sports activity (intensity and type of sport) and the current use of snus (Swedish snuff), cigarette smoking, and the combined use of cigarettes and snus (dual use) among young males in Finland...
  6. pmc Comparison of 1.5T and 3T MRI scanners in evaluation of acute bone stress in the foot
    Markus J Sormaala
    Research Department, Centre for Military Medicine, P, O, Box 50, FIN 00301 Helsinki, Finland
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 12:128. 2011
    ..The purpose of this study was to investigate the ability of radiographs, 1.5T and 3T MRI to identify acute bone marrow changes in the foot...
  7. pmc Mortality and cause of death in hip fracture patients aged 65 or older: a population-based study
    Jorma Panula
    Department of Surgery, City Hospital of Pori, Pori, Finland
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 12:105. 2011
    ..The purpose of the present study was to evaluate mortality and cause of death in patients after hip fracture surgery and to compare their mortality and cause of death to those in the general population...
  8. pmc Recovery of brachial plexus lesions resulting from heavy backpack use: a follow-up case series
    Tuula Nylund
    Centre for Military Medicine, Finnish Defense Forces, Hennalankatu 259, Lahti, Finland
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 12:62. 2011
    ..Here we evaluated the clinical course and pattern of recovery of backpack palsy (BPP) in a large series of patients...
  9. pmc Aetiology and risk factors of musculoskeletal disorders in physically active conscripts: a follow-up study in the Finnish Defence Forces
    Henri Taanila
    Tampere Research Centre of Sports Medicine, The UKK Institute, PO Box 30, 33501 Tampere, Finland
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 11:146. 2010
    ..The purpose of the study was to examine associations between various risk factors and MSDs with special attention to the physical fitness of the conscripts...
  10. pmc Musculoskeletal disorders in physically active conscripts: a one-year follow-up study in the Finnish Defence Forces
    Henri Taanila
    Tampere Research Centre of Sports Medicine, The UKK Institute, Tampere, Finland
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 10:89. 2009
    ..The purpose of the study was to investigate the incidence and nature of MSDs in Finnish conscripts...
  11. pmc Neuromuscular training with injury prevention counselling to decrease the risk of acute musculoskeletal injury in young men during military service: a population-based, randomised study
    Jari Parkkari
    Tampere Research Centre of Sports Medicine, UKK Institute, 33501 Tampere, Finland
    BMC Med 9:35. 2011
    ..The objective of this study was to investigate whether a neuromuscular training programme with injury prevention counselling is effective in preventing acute musculoskeletal injuries in young men during military service...
  12. pmc Incidence and trends of low back pain hospitalisation during military service--an analysis of 387,070 Finnish young males
    Ville M Mattila
    Centre for Military Medicine, Lahti and Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 10:10. 2009
    ..The purpose of this study was to investigate the incidence and trends of LBP hospitalisation among Finnish military conscripts...
  13. doi DEXA body composition changes among 140 conscripts
    V M Mattila
    Centre for Military Medicine, Lahti and Helsinki, Finland
    Int J Sports Med 30:348-53. 2009
    ....
  14. doi Injury risk in young psychiatric outpatients: an 11-year follow-up of 302 adolescents
    Ville M Mattila
    Centre for Military Medicine, Finnish Defence Forces, Lahti, Finland
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 43:627-34. 2008
    ..The aim of this prospective cohort study was to assess the incidence and risk factors of physical injury hospitalisation and poisoning hospitalisation among adolescent psychiatric outpatients...
  15. pmc Orthotic insoles do not prevent physical stress-induced low back pain
    Ville M Mattila
    Centre of Military Medicine, Lahti, Finland
    Eur Spine J 20:100-4. 2011
    ..92; risk difference 0%; 95% CI: -6 to 6%). Use of orthotic insoles is therefore not recommended to prevent physical stress-related low back pain...
  16. doi Participation in sports clubs is a strong predictor of injury hospitalization: a prospective cohort study
    V M Mattila
    School of Public Health, University of Tampere, Tampere, Finland
    Scand J Med Sci Sports 19:267-73. 2009
    ..Health behavior in adolescence, particularly sports club activity, predicted injury hospitalization. Preventive interventions directed toward adolescents who participate in sports clubs may decrease injury occurrence...
  17. doi Predictors of low back pain hospitalization--a prospective follow-up of 57,408 adolescents
    Ville M Mattila
    Institutions and Social Mechanisms, IASM, University of Turku, Tommilanraitti 1A as 1, 32670 Kangasala, Finland
    Pain 139:209-17. 2008
    ..Coaches should pay special attention to the nature of physical training and personal exercises in females, and physiotherapists and sports physicians to the prevention of LBP hospitalization...
  18. pmc Early risk factors for lumbar discectomy: an 11-year follow-up of 57,408 adolescents
    Ville M Mattila
    School of Public Health, University of Tampere, 33014, Tampere, Finland
    Eur Spine J 17:1317-23. 2008
    ..Further study of these common risk factors and their modifications may lead to a better understanding of the causes of lumbar disc herniation...
  19. doi Coverage and accuracy of diagnosis of cruciate ligament injury in the Finnish National Hospital Discharge Register
    Ville M Mattila
    Centre for Military Medicine, Lahti, Finland
    Injury 39:1373-6. 2008
    ..In this study, cruciate ligament rupture was used to assess the coverage and accuracy of the Finnish National Hospital Discharge Register (NHDR)...
  20. doi Use of dietary supplements and anabolic-androgenic steroids among Finnish adolescents in 1991-2005
    Ville M Mattila
    The School of Public Health, University of Tampere, Finland
    Eur J Public Health 20:306-11. 2010
    ..The aim of the study was to describe the prevalence, trends and associated factors of dietary supplements (DS) and anabolic-androgenic steroids (AAS) use among Finnish adolescents...
  21. pmc Adolescents' health and health behaviour as predictors of injury death. A prospective cohort follow-up of 652,530 person-years
    Ville M Mattila
    School of Public Health, University of Tampere, 33014 Tampere, Finland
    BMC Public Health 8:90. 2008
    ..Injuries represent an important cause of mortality among young adults. Longitudinal studies on risk factors are scarce. We studied associations between adolescents' perceived health and health behaviour and injury death...
  22. ncbi Risk factors for bone stress injuries: a follow-up study of 102,515 person-years
    Ville M Mattila
    Centre for Military Medicine, Lahti, Finland
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 39:1061-6. 2007
    ....
  23. doi Anabolic-androgenic steroid use among young Finnish males
    V M Mattila
    Research Department, Centre of Military Medicine, Lahti, Helsinki, Finland
    Scand J Med Sci Sports 20:330-5. 2010
    ..It is strongly associated with weight training at fitness centers but also with lower educational status and a drunkenness-oriented lifestyle. Prevention should be targeted at those males participating in weight training...
  24. ncbi Injury-related deaths among Finnish adolescents in 1971-2002
    Ville M Mattila
    School of Public Health, University of Tampere, University Hospital of Tampere, and Tampere Research Center of Sports Medicine, UKK Institute, Tampere, Finland
    Injury 36:1016-21. 2005
    ..The trend in intentional deaths showed no change during the 32-year study period and therefore prevention of adolescent violence and suicides should also receive attention...
  25. ncbi Hospitalisation for injuries among Finnish conscripts in 1990-1999
    Ville M Mattila
    Research Institute of Military Medicine, Central Military Hospital, PL 50, 00301 Helsinki, Finland
    Accid Anal Prev 38:99-104. 2006
    ..To describe the incidence, trends and nature of hospitalisation for injuries among Finnish conscripts between 1990 and 1999...
  26. doi Significant change in the surgical treatment of distal radius fractures: a nationwide study between 1998 and 2008 in Finland
    Ville M Mattila
    Division of Orthopaedics and Traumatology, Department of Trauma, Musculoskeletal Surgery and Rehabilitation, Tampere University Hospital, and Medical School, University of Tampere, Tampere, Finland
    J Trauma 71:939-42; discussion 942-3. 2011
    ....
  27. ncbi Trends in hospitalization for firearm-related injury in Finland from 1990 to 2003
    Ville M Mattila
    Centre for Military Medicine, Lahti, Finland
    J Trauma 61:1222-7; discussion 1227. 2006
    ..The firearm-related mortality in Finland is one of the highest in Europe. The study objective was to describe the incidence trends and nature of firearm-related injury hospitalizations in Finland between 1990 and 2003...
  28. ncbi An association between socioeconomic, health and health behavioural indicators and fractures in young adult males
    V M Mattila
    Centre of Military Medicine, Lahti, Finland
    Osteoporos Int 18:1609-15. 2007
    ..In the multivariate regression model, fractures were associated strongest with frequency of drunkenness, regular sports training, frequent use of health care services and obesity...
  29. ncbi Nature and risk factors of injury hospitalization in young adults: a follow-up of 135,987 military conscripts
    Ville M Mattila
    Centre for Military Medicine, Lahti and Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Scand J Public Health 35:418-23. 2007
    ..This study attempted to investigate the nature and risk factors of injury hospitalization among Finnish conscripts in 1998-2002...
  30. pmc Low back pain and its risk indicators: a survey of 7,040 Finnish male conscripts
    Ville M Mattila
    Research Centre of Military Medicine, PL 50, 00301, Helsinki, Finland
    Eur Spine J 17:64-9. 2008
    ..This presents challenges for prevention programme planning and implementation. Longitudinal cohort studies are urgently needed to enhance understanding of adolescent risk indicators of LBP...
  31. ncbi Physical fitness and performance. Body composition by DEXA and its association with physical fitness in 140 conscripts
    Ville M Mattila
    Centre for Military Medicine, Lahti, Finland
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 39:2242-7. 2007
    ..The aim of the study was to determine the body composition of healthy young men and to investigate whether there exists an association between body composition and physical fitness...
  32. doi Knee injuries related to sports in young adult males during military service - incidence and risk factors
    P I Kuikka
    Centre for Military Medicine, Finland
    Scand J Med Sci Sports 23:281-7. 2013
    ..These findings indicate that knee injuries cause a significant burden of hospitalizations, often leading to surgery and longer term disability...
  33. doi The risk for a cruciate ligament injury of the knee in adolescents and young adults: a population-based cohort study of 46 500 people with a 9 year follow-up
    J Parkkari
    Tampere Research Center of Sports Medicine, UKK Institute, Tampere, Finland
    Br J Sports Med 42:422-6. 2008
    ..The knee joint is the most common site for injury among younger people, the injury often resulting in expensive (surgical) treatment, long-term rehabilitation and permanent functional impairment and disability...
  34. doi Incidence of poisoning deaths in Finland in 1971-2005
    J E Kivistö
    School of Public Health, University of Tampere, Tampere, Finland
    Hum Exp Toxicol 27:567-73. 2008
    ..Men's risk was markedly higher than women's risk, but in the later years, women's risk was increasing. Poisoning death rates among children and adolescents were low throughout the period...
  35. doi Secular trends in poisonings leading to hospital admission among Finnish children and adolescents between 1971 and 2005
    Juho E Kivistö
    School of Public Health, University of Tampere, Tampere, Finland
    J Pediatr 153:820-4. 2008
    ..To investigate the secular trends in childhood poisonings leading to hospitalization in Finland...
  36. pmc Bone stress injuries are common in female military trainees: a preliminary study
    Maria H Niva
    Centre for Military Medicine, Helsinki, Finland
    Clin Orthop Relat Res 467:2962-9. 2009
    ..As some bone stress fractures may have severe consequences (eg, in the femoral neck), symptomatic bone stress injuries should be examined and treated...
  37. ncbi Severe vascular gunshot injuries of the extremities: a ten-year nation-wide analysis from Finland
    I Mäkitie
    Research Institute of Military Medicine, National Military Hospital, Helsinki, Finland
    Scand J Surg 95:49-54. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study was to analyse the nature and severity of civilian vascular gunshot injuries of the extremities using a nation-wide database...
  38. doi Poisoning deaths among Finnish children from 1969 to 2003
    Juho E Kivistö
    School of Public Health, University of Tampere, Tampere, Finland
    Acta Paediatr 98:1661-6. 2009
    ..Trends in paediatric deaths due to poisoning are little studied. The aim of this study was to investigate the cause and secular trend of poisoning deaths among Finnish children...
  39. ncbi Association between serum 25(OH)D concentrations and bone stress fractures in Finnish young men
    Juha Petri Ruohola
    Research Institute of Military Medicine, Helsinki, Finland
    J Bone Miner Res 21:1483-8. 2006
    ..The average serum 25(OH)D concentration was significantly lower in the group with fracture, suggesting a relationship between vitamin D and fatigue bone stress fracture...
  40. doi Patellofemoral osteoarthritis in patients with operative treatment for patellar dislocation: a magnetic resonance-based analysis
    Petri J Sillanpää
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Tampere University Hospital, Teiskontie 35, 33521 Tampere, Finland
    Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc 19:230-5. 2011
    ..The study hypothesis was that PF cartilage lesions and OA are associated with a poor long-term outcome after PF stabilizing surgery...
  41. doi Femoral avulsion of the medial patellofemoral ligament after primary traumatic patellar dislocation predicts subsequent instability in men: a mean 7-year nonoperative follow-up study
    Petri J Sillanpää
    Centre for Military Medicine, Lahti, Finland
    Am J Sports Med 37:1513-21. 2009
    ..The clinical relevance of medial patellofemoral ligament (MPFL) injury location in primary patellar dislocation has not been studied...
  42. ncbi Bone stress injuries of the talus in military recruits
    Markus J Sormaala
    Research Institute of Military Medicine, Central Military Hospital, and Department of Radiology, Helsinki University Central Hospital, Helsinki, Finland
    Bone 39:199-204. 2006
    ..In all locations, the lower grade bone stress injuries dominated. This study established the incidence of fatigue bone stress injury of the talus and indicated that these injuries are rare but not unseen in military recruits...
  43. ncbi Risk factors for violence and violence-related injuries among 14- to 18-year-old Finns
    Ville M Mattila
    School of Public Health, University of Tampere, Tampere, Finland
    J Adolesc Health 38:617-20. 2006
    ..Altogether, 76% responded. Weekly stress symptoms, depressive mood, smoking, drunkenness, peer drug use, previous unintentional injury, and not living with both parents predicted both incidents...
  44. ncbi Stress injuries of the calcaneus detected with magnetic resonance imaging in military recruits
    Markus J Sormaala
    Centre of Military Medicine, P O Box 50, FIN 00301 Helsinki, Finland
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 88:2237-42. 2006
    ..Calcaneal stress injuries are fairly common overuse injuries in military recruits and athletes. We assessed the anatomic distribution, nature, and healing of calcaneal stress injuries in a group of military recruits...
  45. ncbi Occurrence of violence and violence-related injuries among 12-18 year-old Finns
    Ville M Mattila
    School of Public Health, University of Tampere, Finland, University Hospital of Tampere, Tampere, Finland
    Scand J Public Health 33:307-13. 2005
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate the occurrence, nature, and severity of violence and violence-related injuries, and the occurrence of alcohol-related violence among Finnish adolescents...
  46. doi Incidence and risk factors of acute traumatic primary patellar dislocation
    Petri Sillanpää
    Tampere University Hospital, Tampere, Finland
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 40:606-11. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to investigate incidence, nature, and risk factors of primary traumatic patellar dislocations...
  47. pmc Ligament reconstruction versus distal realignment for patellar dislocation
    Petri Sillanpää
    Centre for Military Medicine, Lahti, Finland
    Clin Orthop Relat Res 466:1475-84. 2008
    ..Adductor magnus tenodesis is a reliable method to treat recurrent patellar dislocation. The medial patellofemoral ligament reconstruction seems to reduce the risk of osteoarthrosis compared with distal realignment surgery...
  48. doi Paediatric poisonings treated in one Finnish main university hospital between 2002 and 2006
    Juho E Kivistö
    School of Public Health, University of Tampere, Finland
    Acta Paediatr 97:790-4. 2008
    ..Acute poisonings are a major cause of morbidity among children. This study aims to describe the incidence and nature of emergency visits for acute paediatric poisoning among Finnish children...
  49. doi Arthroscopic surgery for primary traumatic patellar dislocation: a prospective, nonrandomized study comparing patients treated with and without acute arthroscopic stabilization with a median 7-year follow-up
    Petri J Sillanpää
    Centre for Military Medicine, Lahti, Finland
    Am J Sports Med 36:2301-9. 2008
    ..No data exist whether patients with primary traumatic patellar dislocation benefit from initial arthroscopic medial repair surgery...
  50. doi A mini-invasive adductor magnus tendon transfer technique for medial patellofemoral ligament reconstruction: a technical note
    Petri J Sillanpää
    Research Unit, Centre for Military Medicine, Lahti, Finland
    Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc 17:508-12. 2009
    ..The graft is tightened at 30 degrees knee flexion. Aftercare includes 4 weeks of brace treatment with restricted range of motion...
  51. doi Treatment with and without initial stabilizing surgery for primary traumatic patellar dislocation. A prospective randomized study
    Petri J Sillanpää
    Central Military Hospital, Helsinki, Finland
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 91:263-73. 2009
    ..The objective of this study was to compare the clinical outcomes after treatment with and without initial stabilizing surgery for primary traumatic patellar dislocation in young adults...
  52. doi Long-term outcome of a transglenoid suture technique for anterior shoulder instability in young adults
    T Soderlund
    Toolo Hospital, Helsinki University Central Hospital, PO Box 266, Helsinki, FIN 0029, Finland
    J Bone Joint Surg Br 90:189-93. 2008
    ..4%; 28.9% to 100%). No significant peri- or pre-operative predictors of re-dislocation or re-operation were found. We found a high rate of re-dislocation after transglenoid suture repair in young, physically active patients...
  53. doi Magnetic resonance imaging in acute traumatic and chronic meniscal tears of the knee: a diagnostic accuracy study in young adults
    Paavo Ilari Kuikka
    Centre for Military Medicine, Research Unit, Helsinki, Finland
    Am J Sports Med 37:1003-8. 2009
    ..No previous research has investigated the diagnostic validity of magnetic resonance imaging for acute versus chronic meniscal tears using comparable materials and methods...
  54. doi Arthroscopic resection of medial plica of the knee in young adults
    Maria Weckström
    Centre for Military Medicine, Research Department, Helsinki, Finland
    Knee 17:103-7. 2010
    ..MRI and preoperative clinical examination seem to be unreliable in detecting medial plicae...
  55. ncbi Elongated patellae at the final stage of Osgood-Schlatter disease: a radiographic study
    T Visuri
    Centre of Military Medicine, Research Department, P O Box 50, 00301 Helsinki, Finland
    Knee 14:198-203. 2007
    ..018). OSD patients exhibit elongated patellae and patellar tendons which may result from long-standing tension of the extensor apparatus during growth spurt, when femoral growth exceeds that of the anterior structures of the knee...
  56. ncbi Comparison of bioabsorbable pins and nails in the fixation of adult osteochondritis dissecans fragments of the knee: an outcome of 30 knees
    Maria Weckström
    Centre for Military Medicine, Helsinki, Finland
    Am J Sports Med 35:1467-76. 2007
    ..The optimal device for the fixation of osteochondritis dissecans fragments of the knee remains controversial and lacks long-term results...
  57. doi Long-term outcome after surgical treatment of unresolved Osgood-Schlatter disease in young men
    Harri K Pihlajamaki
    Research Department, Centre for Military Medicine, P O Box 50, FIN 00301 Helsinki, Finland
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 91:2350-8. 2009
    ....
  58. doi Surgical versus functional treatment for acute ruptures of the lateral ligament complex of the ankle in young men: a randomized controlled trial
    Harri Pihlajamaki
    Research Department, Centre for Military Medicine, P O Box 50, FIN 00301, Helsinki, Finland
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 92:2367-74. 2010
    ..The purpose of this study was to establish whether surgery provides better long-term results than functional treatment for acute ruptures of the lateral ligaments of the ankle...
  59. doi Reliability of clinical findings and magnetic resonance imaging for the diagnosis of chondromalacia patellae
    Harri K Pihlajamaki
    Research Unit, Centre for Military Medicine, P O Box 50, FIN 00301 Helsinki, Finland
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 92:927-34. 2010
    ..This diagnostic study was performed to determine the correlation between anterior knee pain and chondromalacia patellae and to define the reliability of magnetic resonance imaging for the diagnosis of chondromalacia patellae...
  60. ncbi Outcomes of stress fractures of the talus
    Markus J Sormaala
    Centre of Military Medicine, PO Box 50, FIN 00301 Helsinki, Finland
    Am J Sports Med 34:1809-14. 2006
    ..Stress fractures of the talus are rare, and only a few small studies have been published. In the absence of follow-up studies, the outcomes of these injuries are unknown...