Gregory B Maletis
Affiliation: Kaiser Permanente
- Reconstruction of the anterior cruciate ligament: association of graft choice with increased risk of early revisionG B Maletis
Kaiser Permanente, San Diego, California, USA
Bone Joint J 95:623-8. 2013..We conclude that allograft tissue, hamstring tendon autografts, and younger age may all increase the risk of early revision surgery after ACLR...
- Incidence of symptomatic venous thromboembolism after elective knee arthroscopyGregory B Maletis
Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Kaiser Permanente Baldwin Park Medical Center, Baldwin Park, California 91706, USA
J Bone Joint Surg Am 94:714-20. 2012....
- Synovial response to intra-articular metal debris: Implications for anterior cruciate ligament reconstructionGregory B Maletis
Louisiana State University Knee and Sports Medicine Fellowship, Lake Charles, Louisiana, USA
Arthroscopy 18:61-3. 2002..The purpose of this study was to examine the tissue response to intra-articular stainless steel metal debris in order to better understand its role in the inflammatory process...
- A prospective randomized study of anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction: a comparison of patellar tendon and quadruple-strand semitendinosus/gracilis tendons fixed with bioabsorbable interference screwsGregory B Maletis
Southern California Permanente Medical Group, Baldwin Park, California, USA
Am J Sports Med 35:384-94. 2007..Debate exists regarding the optimal graft for anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction. Few studies have compared the differences in outcome after reconstruction using similar fixation methods...
- Incidence of postoperative anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction infections: graft choice makes a differenceGregory B Maletis
Surgical Outcomes and Analysis Department, Kaiser Permanente, 8954 Rio San Diego Drive, Suite 406, San Diego, CA 92123, USA
Am J Sports Med 41:1780-5. 2013..Infections after anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction (ACLR) can be devastating. Hamstring tendon autografts may be more susceptible to infections than other graft types...
- Comparison of community-based ACL reconstruction registries in the U.S. and NorwayGregory B Maletis
Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Kaiser Permanente Baldwin Park, Southern California Permanente Medical Group, 1011 Baldwin Park Boulevard, Baldwin Park, CA 91706, USA
J Bone Joint Surg Am 93:31-6. 2011..S. In this study, we compared the preoperative characteristics of the Norwegian National Knee Ligament Registry (NKLR) and the Kaiser Permanente Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction Registry (KP ACLRR) cohorts...
- Analysis of 16,192 anterior cruciate ligament reconstructions from a community-based registryGregory B Maletis
Orthopedics Department, Kaiser Permanente, Baldwin Park, CA, USA
Am J Sports Med 41:2090-8. 2013..Orthopaedic registries have shown value in tracking and surveillance of patients, implants, and outcomes associated with procedures. No current anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction registry (ACLRR) exists in the United States...
- Patient and surgeon characteristics associated with primary anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction graft selectionMaria C S Inacio
Surgical Outcomes and Analysis Department, Kaiser Permanente, San Diego, CA 92109, USA
Am J Sports Med 40:339-45. 2012..Graft usage prevalence has not been described for large anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction (ACLR) populations in the United States...
- Sport-specific injury pattern recorded during anterior cruciate ligament reconstructionLars Petter Granan
Maria C S Inacio, Surgical Outcomes and Analysis Department, Kaiser Permanente, 8954 Rio San Diego Drive, Suite 406, San Diego, CA 92108
Am J Sports Med 41:2814-8. 2013..Anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injuries are more commonly seen with certain cutting and pivoting sports. However, injury patterns associated with these sports have not been well described...
- Risk factors of subsequent operations after primary anterior cruciate ligament reconstructionRick P Csintalan
Maria C S Inacio, Kaiser Permanente, Surgical Outcomes and Analysis Department, 3033 Bunker Hill Street, San Diego, CA 92109, USA
Am J Sports Med 42:619-25. 2014..The incidence of nonrevision reoperations after anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction (ACLR) is less commonly studied and quantified...
- Are meniscus and cartilage injuries related to time to anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction?Ankur M Chhadia
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Kaiser Permanente, Irvine, CA 92618, USA
Am J Sports Med 39:1894-9. 2011..However, the associated meniscus and cartilage lesions often cannot be repaired and may have long-term detrimental effects on knee function...