Kurt Spindler

Summary

Affiliation: Vanderbilt University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Current concepts review: revision anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction
    Michael S George
    Vanderbilt Sports Medicine, Vanderbilt Orthopaedic Institute, 4200 Medical Center East, South Tower, Nashville, TN 37232 8774, USA
    Am J Sports Med 34:2026-37. 2006
  2. ncbi request reprint Anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction autograft choice: bone-tendon-bone versus hamstring: does it really matter? A systematic review
    Kurt P Spindler
    Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee, USA
    Am J Sports Med 32:1986-95. 2004
  3. doi request reprint Do newer-generation bioabsorbable screws become incorporated into bone at two years after ACL reconstruction with patellar tendon graft?: A cohort study
    Charles L Cox
    Vanderbilt Sports Medicine, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, 4200 Medical Center East, South Tower, Nashville, TN 37232 E mail address for K P Spindler
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 96:244-50. 2014
  4. doi request reprint The rate of subsequent surgery and predictors after anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction: two- and 6-year follow-up results from a multicenter cohort
    Carolyn M Hettrich
    University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa, USA
    Am J Sports Med 41:1534-40. 2013
  5. pmc Prognosis and predictors of ACL reconstructions using the MOON cohort: a model for comparative effectiveness studies
    Kurt P Spindler
    Vanderbilt University Medical Center, 4200 Medical Center East, South Tower, 1215 21st Avenue South, Nashville, Tennessee 37232 8774, USA
    J Orthop Res 31:2-9. 2013
  6. pmc Return to high school- and college-level football after anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction: a Multicenter Orthopaedic Outcomes Network (MOON) cohort study
    Kirk A McCullough
    Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee, USA
    Am J Sports Med 40:2523-9. 2012
  7. ncbi request reprint The central ACL defect as a model for failure of intra-articular healing
    K P Spindler
    Vanderbilt Orthopaedic Institute, Vanderbilt University Medical Center East, South Tower, Ste 4200, Nashville, Tennessee 37232 8774, USA
    J Orthop Res 24:401-6. 2006
  8. pmc The prognosis and predictors of sports function and activity at minimum 6 years after anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction: a population cohort study
    Kurt P Spindler
    Vanderbilt Sports Medicine, 4200 Medical Center East, South Tower, 1215 21st Ave South, Nashville, TN 37232 8774, USA
    Am J Sports Med 39:348-59. 2011
  9. pmc The rationale for identifying clinical predictors modifiable by tissue engineering for translational models
    Kurt P Spindler
    Department of Orthopaedics, Vanderbilt University, Vanderbilt Sports Medicine, Nashville, Tennessee 37232 8774, USA
    Tissue Eng Part B Rev 16:117-21. 2010
  10. ncbi request reprint Clinical outcome at a minimum of five years after reconstruction of the anterior cruciate ligament
    Kurt P Spindler
    Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee 37232 8774, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 87:1673-9. 2005

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Publications58

  1. ncbi request reprint Current concepts review: revision anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction
    Michael S George
    Vanderbilt Sports Medicine, Vanderbilt Orthopaedic Institute, 4200 Medical Center East, South Tower, Nashville, TN 37232 8774, USA
    Am J Sports Med 34:2026-37. 2006
    ..Published outcomes of revision ACL reconstruction have been worse than for primary ACL reconstruction. The preoperative evaluation, surgical techniques, and clinical outcomes of revision ACL reconstruction are reviewed...
  2. ncbi request reprint Anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction autograft choice: bone-tendon-bone versus hamstring: does it really matter? A systematic review
    Kurt P Spindler
    Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee, USA
    Am J Sports Med 32:1986-95. 2004
    ..With numbers available, failure rates were not significantly different between groups. These findings suggest that graft type may not be the primary determinant for successful outcomes after anterior cruciate ligament surgery...
  3. doi request reprint Do newer-generation bioabsorbable screws become incorporated into bone at two years after ACL reconstruction with patellar tendon graft?: A cohort study
    Charles L Cox
    Vanderbilt Sports Medicine, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, 4200 Medical Center East, South Tower, Nashville, TN 37232 E mail address for K P Spindler
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 96:244-50. 2014
    ....
  4. doi request reprint The rate of subsequent surgery and predictors after anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction: two- and 6-year follow-up results from a multicenter cohort
    Carolyn M Hettrich
    University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa, USA
    Am J Sports Med 41:1534-40. 2013
    ....
  5. pmc Prognosis and predictors of ACL reconstructions using the MOON cohort: a model for comparative effectiveness studies
    Kurt P Spindler
    Vanderbilt University Medical Center, 4200 Medical Center East, South Tower, 1215 21st Avenue South, Nashville, Tennessee 37232 8774, USA
    J Orthop Res 31:2-9. 2013
    ..This manuscript summarizes the Kappa Delta Ann Doner Vaughan Award paper and presentation at the 2012 ORS/AAOS Annual Meeting...
  6. pmc Return to high school- and college-level football after anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction: a Multicenter Orthopaedic Outcomes Network (MOON) cohort study
    Kirk A McCullough
    Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee, USA
    Am J Sports Med 40:2523-9. 2012
    ....
  7. ncbi request reprint The central ACL defect as a model for failure of intra-articular healing
    K P Spindler
    Vanderbilt Orthopaedic Institute, Vanderbilt University Medical Center East, South Tower, Ste 4200, Nashville, Tennessee 37232 8774, USA
    J Orthop Res 24:401-6. 2006
    ....
  8. pmc The prognosis and predictors of sports function and activity at minimum 6 years after anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction: a population cohort study
    Kurt P Spindler
    Vanderbilt Sports Medicine, 4200 Medical Center East, South Tower, 1215 21st Ave South, Nashville, TN 37232 8774, USA
    Am J Sports Med 39:348-59. 2011
    ..The predictors of anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction (ACLR) outcome at 6 years as measured by validated patient-based outcome instruments are unknown...
  9. pmc The rationale for identifying clinical predictors modifiable by tissue engineering for translational models
    Kurt P Spindler
    Department of Orthopaedics, Vanderbilt University, Vanderbilt Sports Medicine, Nashville, Tennessee 37232 8774, USA
    Tissue Eng Part B Rev 16:117-21. 2010
    ..TE could promote repair of torn meniscus and/or replacement of meniscus loss because meniscus tear is a proven predictor of clinically relevant outcomes (such as osteoarthritis) in patients and is amenable to a potential TE solution...
  10. ncbi request reprint Clinical outcome at a minimum of five years after reconstruction of the anterior cruciate ligament
    Kurt P Spindler
    Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee 37232 8774, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 87:1673-9. 2005
    ..We hypothesized that patient demographics, mechanism of injury, and intra-articular injuries and their treatment are factors associated with function five years after reconstruction of the anterior cruciate ligament...
  11. pmc DTI-based muscle fiber tracking of the quadriceps mechanism in lateral patellar dislocation
    J Herman Kan
    Department of Radiology and Radiological Sciences, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee 37232, USA
    J Magn Reson Imaging 29:663-70. 2009
    ..To determine the feasibility of using diffusion tensor MRI (DT-MRI) -based muscle fiber tracking to create biomechanical models of the quadriceps mechanism in healthy subjects and those with chronic lateral patellar dislocation (LPD)...
  12. ncbi request reprint Ethics in sports medicine
    Warren R Dunn
    Vanderbilt Sports Medicine Center, Nashville, Tennessee, USA
    Am J Sports Med 35:840-4. 2007
    ..Unfortunately, there is no widely accepted code of sports medicine ethics that adequately addresses these issues...
  13. pmc A systematic review of anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction with autograft compared with allograft
    James L Carey
    Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN 37232, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 91:2242-50. 2009
    ..This systematic review and meta-analysis investigated whether the short-term clinical outcomes of anterior cruciate reconstruction with allograft were significantly different from those with autograft...
  14. pmc Which preoperative factors, including bone bruise, are associated with knee pain/symptoms at index anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction (ACLR)? A Multicenter Orthopaedic Outcomes Network (MOON) ACLR Cohort Study
    Warren R Dunn
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Rehabilitation, Vanderbilt University Medical School, Nashville, TN 37232 8300, USA
    Am J Sports Med 38:1778-87. 2010
    ..Increased knee pain at the time of anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction may potentially predict more difficult rehabilitation, prolonged recovery, and/or be predictive of increased knee pain at 2 years...
  15. ncbi request reprint Interobserver agreement in the classification of rotator cuff tears
    John E Kuhn
    Division of Sports Medicine and Shoulder Surgery, Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee, USA
    Am J Sports Med 35:437-41. 2007
    ..Six classification systems have been proposed for describing rotator cuff tears designed to help understand their natural history and make treatment decisions...
  16. ncbi request reprint Pharmacologic agents in fracture healing
    Michael C Koester
    Vanderbilt Sports Medicine, Medical Center East, Nashville, TN 37232, USA
    Clin Sports Med 25:63-73, viii. 2006
    ..Large randomized clinical trials are needed to further delineate the role of these and other drugs and their effects on fracture healing...
  17. ncbi request reprint The biomechanical response to doses of TGF-beta 2 in the healing rabbit medial collateral ligament
    Kurt P Spindler
    Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, 2601 Jess Neely Drive, Nashville, TN 37212, USA
    J Orthop Res 21:245-9. 2003
    ..This study suggests the mechanical stiffness, but not the load at failure, of ligament scar can be significantly altered by the administration of TGF-beta 2...
  18. ncbi request reprint Endoscopic versus rear-entry ACL reconstruction: a systematic review
    Michael S George
    Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN 37232 8774, USA
    Clin Orthop Relat Res 455:158-61. 2007
    ..Overall, these studies show similar outcomes comparing the all-endoscopic and rear-entry anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction techniques...
  19. ncbi request reprint Comparison of fresh osteochondral autografts and allografts: a canine model
    R Edward Glenn
    Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation, Vanderbilt Sports Medicine Center, Nashville, TN 37232, USA
    Am J Sports Med 34:1084-93. 2006
    ..However, the authors are not aware of any study that has prospectively compared fresh osteochondral autografts to fresh allografts with regard to imaging, biomechanical testing, and histology...
  20. pmc The use of platelets to affect functional healing of an anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) autograft in a caprine ACL reconstruction model
    Kurt P Spindler
    Vanderbilt Sports Medicine, Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee, USA
    J Orthop Res 27:631-8. 2009
    ..These findings emphasize the importance of further research on delineating the effect of platelets in treating of ACL injuries...
  21. ncbi request reprint Intraarticular injuries associated with anterior cruciate ligament tear: findings at ligament reconstruction in high school and recreational athletes. An analysis of sex-based differences
    Dana P Piasecki
    Vanderbilt Sports Medicine Center, Nashville, Tennessee 37212, USA
    Am J Sports Med 31:601-5. 2003
    ..Despite research on the increased risk of anterior cruciate ligament tears in female athletes, few studies have addressed sex differences in the incidence of associated intraarticular injuries...
  22. pmc Cross-cultural comparison of patients undergoing ACL reconstruction in the United States and Norway
    Robert A Magnussen
    Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN 37232 8774, USA
    Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc 18:98-105. 2010
    ..Surgeons should investigate and consider the characteristics of these cohorts when applying knowledge gleaned from these groups to their own patient populations...
  23. ncbi request reprint The Multicenter ACL Revision Study (MARS): a prospective longitudinal cohort to define outcomes and independent predictors of outcomes for revision anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction
    Kurt P Spindler
    Vanderbilt Sports Medicine, 4200 Medical Center East, South Tower, 1215 21st Ave South, Ste 4200, Nashville, TN 37232 8774, USA
    J Knee Surg 20:303-7. 2007
  24. pmc Treatment of focal articular cartilage defects in the knee: a systematic review
    Robert A Magnussen
    Vanderbilt Orthopaedic Institute, 4200 Medical Center East, 1215 21st Avenue South, Suite 4200, Nashville, TN, 37232 8774, USA
    Clin Orthop Relat Res 466:952-62. 2008
    ..A large prospective trial investigating these techniques with the addition of a control group would be the best way to definitively address the clinical questions...
  25. ncbi request reprint Meniscal tears in athletes
    Charles L Cox
    Vanderbilt Sports Medicine, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN 37232 8774, USA
    J Surg Orthop Adv 18:2-8. 2009
    ..Meniscus tears in athletes display a variety of clinical presentations. Three different case scenarios are presented along with diagnoses and treatment options, and the best available evidence, at present, is reviewed...
  26. ncbi request reprint NSAIDs and fracture healing: what's the evidence?
    Michael C Koester
    Vanderbilt Sports Medicine, Suite 4200 Medical Center East, South Tower, 1215 21st Avenue South, Nashville, TN 37232 8774, USA
    Curr Sports Med Rep 4:289-90. 2005
  27. ncbi request reprint Intra-articular knee temperature changes: ice versus cryotherapy device
    Todd A Warren
    Vanderbilt Sports Medicine Center, Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee, USA
    Am J Sports Med 32:441-5. 2004
    ..Cryotherapy is commonly applied without research documenting the intra-articular (IA) temperature changes or subject discomfort between ice and a cryotherapy device...
  28. pmc Can suture repair of ACL transection restore normal anteroposterior laxity of the knee? An ex vivo study
    Braden C Fleming
    Department of Orthopaedics, Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, CORO West, 1 Hoppin Street, Providence, Rhode Island 02903, USA
    J Orthop Res 26:1500-5. 2008
    ..Additional studies defining the changes in laxity with cyclic loading and in vivo healing are indicated...
  29. pmc Collagen-platelet composites improve the biomechanical properties of healing anterior cruciate ligament grafts in a porcine model
    Braden C Fleming
    Department of Orthopaedics, Warren Alpert Medical School, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
    Am J Sports Med 37:1554-63. 2009
    ..The outcome of anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction is variable, and many patients have increased joint laxity postoperatively...
  30. ncbi request reprint Height, weight, and BMI predict intra-articular injuries observed during ACL reconstruction: evaluation of 456 cases from a prospective ACL database
    Andrea L Bowers
    Vanderbilt Sports Medicine Center, 2601 Jess Neely Drive, Nashville, TN 37212, USA
    Clin J Sport Med 15:9-13. 2005
    ..We hypothesize that significant associations exist among height, weight, and body mass index (BMI) with IA injuries when ACL tear occurs...
  31. pmc Meniscus status at anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction associated with radiographic signs of osteoarthritis at 5- to 10-year follow-up: a systematic review
    Robert A Magnussen
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Division of Sports Medicine, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Vanderbilt Sports Medicine Center, Nashville, Tenn, USA
    J Knee Surg 22:347-57. 2009
    ..Meniscal repair resulted in inconsistent findings. Virtually all patients who underwent complete meniscectomy at the time of ACL reconstruction had radiographic evidence of osteoarthritis at follow-up...
  32. pmc Does operative fixation of an osteochondritis dissecans loose body result in healing and long-term maintenance of knee function?
    Robert A Magnussen
    Vanderbilt Orthopaedic Institute, Nashville, TN 37232 8774, USA
    Am J Sports Med 37:754-9. 2009
    ..The decision to fix versus excise the loose body is controversial. Published operative fixation outcomes are small case series with short follow-up...
  33. ncbi request reprint Radiographic measurements of the intercondylar notch: are they accurate?
    Allen F Anderson
    Saint Thomas Hospital Tennessee Orthopaedic Alliance, Nashville, Tennessee 37205, USA
    Arthroscopy 23:261-8, 268.e1-2. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the accuracy of radiographic measurements of the intercondylar notch...
  34. ncbi request reprint Evidence-based medicine for orthopedic surgeons
    John E Kuhn
    Vanderbilt Sports Medicine Center, Nashville, Tenn 37212, USA
    J Knee Surg 18:57-63. 2005
    ..Its basis is the scientific method. The practicing clinician need understand only a few simple concepts to use this approach, and in doing so will provide the best available care to the patients...
  35. ncbi request reprint The efficacy and duration of intra-articular corticosteroid injection for knee osteoarthritis: a systematic review of level I studies
    C Tate Hepper
    Department of Orthopaedics, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO, USA
    J Am Acad Orthop Surg 17:638-46. 2009
    ..We concluded that intra-articular corticosteroids reduce knee pain for at least 1 week and that intra-articular corticosteroid injection is a short-term treatment of a chronic problem...
  36. pmc CALAXO osteoconductive interference screw: the value of postmarket surveillance
    Charles L Cox
    Vanderbilt Sports Medicine Center, Nashville, TN 37232 8774, USA
    J Surg Orthop Adv 19:121-4. 2010
    ..The authors hypothesize that the inability to bury the longer screw length into the bone tunnel is associated with postoperative complications associated with the CALAXO screw...
  37. ncbi request reprint Corticosteroid injections in the treatment of trigger finger: a level I and II systematic review
    Sheryl B Fleisch
    Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN 37232 8828, USA
    J Am Acad Orthop Surg 15:166-71. 2007
    ..Combined analysis of these four studies shows that corticosteroid injections are effective in 57% of patients...
  38. ncbi request reprint A simple, accurate method to confirm placement of intra-articular knee injection
    Rudolph C Glattes
    Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation, Vanderbilt Sports Medicine Center, 2601 Jess Neely Drive, Nashville, TN 37212, USA
    Am J Sports Med 32:1029-31. 2004
    ..Intra-articular knee injections are routinely performed in clinical practice without documenting intra-articular placement...
  39. ncbi request reprint Interspecies variation in the fibroblast distribution of the anterior cruciate ligament
    Martha Meaney Murray
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Children s Hospital of Boston, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Am J Sports Med 32:1484-91. 2004
    ..Thus, when selecting an animal model for testing of these new treatment methods, it is important to select a model that has similar cellular distributions to that of the normal human anterior cruciate ligament...
  40. ncbi request reprint Multirater agreement of arthroscopic grading of knee articular cartilage
    Robert G Marx
    Sports Medicine and Shoulder Service and Foster Center for Clinical Outcome Research, Hospital for Special Surgery, 535 East 70th Street, New York, New York 10021, USA
    Am J Sports Med 33:1654-7. 2005
    ..The validity of the classification of such injuries is critical for prospective multicenter studies. The agreement among multiple surgeons at different institutions for articular cartilage lesions has not been established...
  41. ncbi request reprint The efficacy of subacromial corticosteroid injection in the treatment of rotator cuff disease: A systematic review
    Michael C Koester
    Orthopaedic Healthcare Northwest, Eugene, OR, USA
    J Am Acad Orthop Surg 15:3-11. 2007
    ..This systematic review of the available literature indicates that there is little reproducible evidence to support the efficacy of subacromial corticosteroid injection in managing rotator cuff disease...
  42. ncbi request reprint Management and return to play of stress fractures
    Christopher C Kaeding
    Ohio State University Sports Medicine Center, Columbus, OH, USA
    Clin J Sport Med 15:442-7. 2005
    ..The purpose of this article is to provide the clinician an evidence/experience-based algorithm for the management of stress fractures...
  43. ncbi request reprint Enhanced histologic repair in a central wound in the anterior cruciate ligament with a collagen-platelet-rich plasma scaffold
    Martha M Murray
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Children s Hospital Boston, Harvard Medical School, 300 Longwood Ave, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    J Orthop Res 25:1007-17. 2007
    ..This study supports the hypothesis that premature scaffold failure may play a key role in the normally expected failure of the ACL to heal after injury...
  44. ncbi request reprint Interobserver agreement in the classification of rotator cuff tears using magnetic resonance imaging
    Edwin E Spencer
    Shoulder and Elbow Institute, Knoxville Orthopaedic Clinic, Knoxville, TN 37922, USA
    Am J Sports Med 36:99-103. 2008
    ....
  45. ncbi request reprint Use of a collagen-platelet rich plasma scaffold to stimulate healing of a central defect in the canine ACL
    Martha M Murray
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Children s Hospital of Boston, 300 Longwood Avenue, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    J Orthop Res 24:820-30. 2006
    ..02). Placement of a collagen-PRP bridging scaffold in a central ACL defect can stimulate healing of the ACL histologically and biomechanically...
  46. ncbi request reprint AOA Symposium. Orthopaedists partnering with other physicians to provide musculoskeletal care
    Alan S Hilibrand
    The Rothman Institute, 925 Chestnut Street, 5th Floor, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 89:2810-8. 2007
  47. ncbi request reprint Jumping versus nonjumping anterior cruciate ligament injuries: a comparison of pathology
    Jonathan J Paul
    Section of Sports Medicine, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Ohio, USA
    Clin J Sport Med 13:1-5. 2003
    ..To compare pathology in knees with an anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injury as a result of a jumping mechanism with knees injured from a nonjumping mechanism...
  48. ncbi request reprint The drop-jump screening test: difference in lower limb control by gender and effect of neuromuscular training in female athletes
    Timothy Hewett
    Am J Sports Med 35:145; author reply 146-7. 2007
  49. ncbi request reprint How to write a systematic review
    Rick W Wright
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Barnes Jewish Hospital at Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Clin Orthop Relat Res 455:23-9. 2007
    ..Systematic reviews conducted in this fashion can be used as a higher form of current concepts or as review articles and replace the traditional expert opinion narrative review...
  50. ncbi request reprint Collagen-platelet rich plasma hydrogel enhances primary repair of the porcine anterior cruciate ligament
    Martha M Murray
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Children s Hospital Boston, 300 Longwood Avenue, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    J Orthop Res 25:81-91. 2007
    ..Further studies to determine the long-term effect of primary repair enhancement are needed...
  51. pmc A systematic review of anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction rehabilitation: part I: continuous passive motion, early weight bearing, postoperative bracing, and home-based rehabilitation
    Rick W Wright
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine at Barnes Jewish Hospital, St Louis, MO, USA
    J Knee Surg 21:217-24. 2008
    ..Topics discussed in this part of the article include continuous passive motion, early weight bearing in motion, postoperative bracing, and home-based rehabilitation...
  52. ncbi request reprint Risk of tearing the intact anterior cruciate ligament in the contralateral knee and rupturing the anterior cruciate ligament graft during the first 2 years after anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction: a prospective MOON cohort study
    Rick W Wright
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, Barnes Jewish Hospital, St Louis, Missouri 63110, USA
    Am J Sports Med 35:1131-4. 2007
    ..Clinicians have hypothesized that the opposite normal knee is at equal or increased risk compared with the risk of anterior cruciate ligament graft rupture in the operated knee...
  53. ncbi request reprint Multirater agreement of arthroscopic meniscal lesions
    Warren R Dunn
    Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, New York, USA
    Am J Sports Med 32:1937-40. 2004
    ..There are no studies investigating the reproducibility of arthroscopic classification of meniscal pathology among multiple surgeons at different institutions...
  54. ncbi request reprint The effect of the menstrual cycle on anterior cruciate ligament injuries in women as determined by hormone levels
    Edward M Wojtys
    MedSport, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48106, USA
    Am J Sports Med 30:182-8. 2002
    ..Oral contraceptive use diminished the significant association between anterior cruciate ligament tear distribution and the ovulatory phase...
  55. doi request reprint Twelve-year follow-up on anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction: long-term outcomes of prospectively studied osseous and articular injuries
    Bryan T Hanypsiak
    Orthopaedic Associates of Long Island, E Setauket, New York, USA
    Am J Sports Med 36:671-7. 2008
    ..Although successful at restoring near normal laxity to the knee in the short term, anterior cruciate ligament reconstructions have not been shown to prevent the development of posttraumatic arthritis...
  56. ncbi request reprint Anterior cruciate ligament revision reconstruction: two-year results from the MOON cohort
    Rick W Wright
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine and Barnes Jewish Hospital, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    J Knee Surg 20:308-11. 2007
  57. ncbi request reprint Intra-articular findings in the reconstructed multiligament-injured knee
    Christopher C Kaeding
    The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, USA
    Arthroscopy 21:424-30. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine the pattern of intra-articular chondral and meniscal damage in subjects with multiligament knee injuries undergoing surgery...
  58. pmc A systematic review of anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction rehabilitation: part II: open versus closed kinetic chain exercises, neuromuscular electrical stimulation, accelerated rehabilitation, and miscellaneous topics
    Rick W Wright
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine at Barnes Jewish Hospital, St Louis, MO, USA
    J Knee Surg 21:225-34. 2008
    ..This part of the article discusses open versus closed kinetic chain exercises, neuromuscular electrical stimulation, accelerated rehabilitation, and miscellaneous topics...

Research Grants5

  1. Prognosis and Predictors of ACL Reconstruction: A Multicenter Cohort Study
    Kurt Spindler; Fiscal Year: 2007
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  2. Prognosis and Predictors of ACL Reconstruction: A Multicenter Cohort Study
    Kurt Spindler; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ....
  3. Prognosis and Predictors of ACL Reconstruction: A Multicenter Cohort Study
    Kurt P Spindler; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Once the predictors for good and poor outcomes are identified, surgeons and patients can be educated to the potential modifiable variables that improve patient's outcomes. ..