- Effects of tunnel dilation and interference screw position on the biomechanical properties of tendon graft fixation for anterior cruciate ligament reconstructionMasanori Higano
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Saitama Medical University, Saitama, Japan Electronic address
Arthroscopy 29:1804-10. 2013..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the effects of screw position and compaction of the bone tunnel on the strength of the flexor tendon graft after fixation using interference screws...
- Biomechanical properties of porcine flexor tendon fixation with varying throws and stitch methodsKatsunobu Sakaguchi
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Saitama Medical University, 38 Morohongo, Moroyama machi, Iruma gun, Saitama, 350 0495, Japan
Am J Sports Med 40:1641-5. 2012..However, there are few data in the literature regarding biomechanical comparisons of suture techniques...
- Fixation strength of the interference screw in the femoral tunnel: The effect of screw divergence on the coronal planeTadaaki Ninomiya
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Saitama Medical University, Saitama, Japan
Knee 18:83-7. 2011..This study suggests that the screw placed laterally at a 15° divergent angle on the coronal plane decreases the fixation strength of the digital flexor tendons fixed with an interference screw...
- Repair integrity evaluated by second-look arthroscopy after arthroscopic meniscal repair with the FasT-Fix during anterior cruciate ligament reconstructionYomei Tachibana
Division of Sports Medicine, Saitama Medical University, Saitama, Japan
Am J Sports Med 38:965-71. 2010..The authors assessed the repair integrity after meniscal repair with the FasT-Fix device using second-look arthroscopy...