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Organization: University Hospital
Country: Switzerland

Top Publications

  1. doi Physiology of diffuse esophageal spasm (DES)--when normal swallows are not normal
    C Krieger-Grübel
    Department of Gastroenterology, The Royal Melbourne Hospital, Melbourne, Australia
    Neurogastroenterol Motil 22:1056-e279. 2010
  2. ncbi Emerging therapies for neovascular age-related macular degeneration: state of the art
    Guy Donati
    Clinique d Ophtalmologie de Genève, HUG, Geneva, Switzerland
    Ophthalmologica 221:366-77. 2007
  3. ncbi [Letter to Dame Suffering]
    Pierre de Vevey
    Rev Med Suisse 3:1422. 2007
  4. doi The defense architecture of the human periimplant mucosa: a histological study
    Peter Schupbach
    Peter Schupbach Ltd, Research Laboratory for Microscopy and Histology, Horgen, Switzerland
    J Prosthet Dent 97:S15-25. 2007
  5. ncbi Superficial conjunctiva cauterization to reduce moderate conjunctivochalasis
    I O Haefliger
    Oculoplastic and Lacrimal Surgery Department, University Eye Clinic, Basel, Switzerland
    Klin Monbl Augenheilkd 224:237-9. 2007
  6. ncbi A surgical approach to treat chronic epiphora and/or muculopurulent discharge in patients with permeable lacrimal drainage system
    I O Haefliger
    Department of Oculoplastic and Lacrimal Surgery, University Eye Clinic, Basel, Switzerland
    Klin Monbl Augenheilkd 224:234-6. 2007
  7. ncbi Indocyanine green angiography in Vogt-Koyanagi-Harada disease: angiographic signs and utility in patient follow-up
    Carl P Herbort
    Inflammatory and Retinal Eye Diseases, Centre for Ophthalmic Specialized Care, La Source, Avenue des Bergières 2, Lausanne, 1004, Switzerland
    Int Ophthalmol 27:173-82. 2007
  8. ncbi Comparison of biomarkers in workers exposed to 2,4,6-trinitrotoluene
    G Sabbioni
    Institute of Environmental and Occupational Toxicology, Airolo, Switzerland
    Biomarkers 12:21-37. 2007
  9. ncbi Cost-effectiveness of pharmacogenetic testing to predict treatment response to angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitor
    Madlaina Costa-Scharplatz
    Horten Centre for Patient Oriented Research, University of Zurich, Postfach Nord, CH 8091 Zurich, Switzerland
    Pharmacogenet Genomics 17:359-68. 2007
  10. ncbi Quality of life and morbidity after permanent sacral nerve stimulation for fecal incontinence
    Franc H Hetzer
    Department of Visceral and Transplantation Surgery, University Hospital of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    Arch Surg 142:8-13. 2007

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Publications62

  1. doi Physiology of diffuse esophageal spasm (DES)--when normal swallows are not normal
    C Krieger-Grübel
    Department of Gastroenterology, The Royal Melbourne Hospital, Melbourne, Australia
    Neurogastroenterol Motil 22:1056-e279. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to examine the manometric characteristics of simultaneous and 'normal' swallows in patients with DES patients compared with normal controls...
  2. ncbi Emerging therapies for neovascular age-related macular degeneration: state of the art
    Guy Donati
    Clinique d Ophtalmologie de Genève, HUG, Geneva, Switzerland
    Ophthalmologica 221:366-77. 2007
    ..Future treatment strategies are likely to include a combination of treatments to better manage AMD-associated choroidal neovascularisation and preserve patients' visual acuity...
  3. ncbi [Letter to Dame Suffering]
    Pierre de Vevey
    Rev Med Suisse 3:1422. 2007
  4. doi The defense architecture of the human periimplant mucosa: a histological study
    Peter Schupbach
    Peter Schupbach Ltd, Research Laboratory for Microscopy and Histology, Horgen, Switzerland
    J Prosthet Dent 97:S15-25. 2007
    ..Detailed data regarding protection of the periimplant mucosa in patients with transmucosal implants are lacking...
  5. ncbi Superficial conjunctiva cauterization to reduce moderate conjunctivochalasis
    I O Haefliger
    Oculoplastic and Lacrimal Surgery Department, University Eye Clinic, Basel, Switzerland
    Klin Monbl Augenheilkd 224:237-9. 2007
    ..We report here a simple surgical approach to reduce moderate conjunctivochalasis...
  6. ncbi A surgical approach to treat chronic epiphora and/or muculopurulent discharge in patients with permeable lacrimal drainage system
    I O Haefliger
    Department of Oculoplastic and Lacrimal Surgery, University Eye Clinic, Basel, Switzerland
    Klin Monbl Augenheilkd 224:234-6. 2007
    ....
  7. ncbi Indocyanine green angiography in Vogt-Koyanagi-Harada disease: angiographic signs and utility in patient follow-up
    Carl P Herbort
    Inflammatory and Retinal Eye Diseases, Centre for Ophthalmic Specialized Care, La Source, Avenue des Bergières 2, Lausanne, 1004, Switzerland
    Int Ophthalmol 27:173-82. 2007
    ....
  8. ncbi Comparison of biomarkers in workers exposed to 2,4,6-trinitrotoluene
    G Sabbioni
    Institute of Environmental and Occupational Toxicology, Airolo, Switzerland
    Biomarkers 12:21-37. 2007
    ..These results indicate that a set of well-selected biomarkers may be more informative regarding exposure and effect than routinely performed chemical measurements of pollutants in the air or on the skin...
  9. ncbi Cost-effectiveness of pharmacogenetic testing to predict treatment response to angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitor
    Madlaina Costa-Scharplatz
    Horten Centre for Patient Oriented Research, University of Zurich, Postfach Nord, CH 8091 Zurich, Switzerland
    Pharmacogenet Genomics 17:359-68. 2007
    ....
  10. ncbi Quality of life and morbidity after permanent sacral nerve stimulation for fecal incontinence
    Franc H Hetzer
    Department of Visceral and Transplantation Surgery, University Hospital of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    Arch Surg 142:8-13. 2007
    ..Permanent sacral nerve stimulation (SNS) is a promising emerging treatment for fecal incontinence. However, there is little data on morbidity and quality of life (QOL) during long-term stimulation...
  11. ncbi Circulating levels of copeptin, a novel biomarker, in lower respiratory tract infections
    B Muller
    University Hospital Basel, Switzerland
    Eur J Clin Invest 37:145-52. 2007
    ..Lower respiratory tract infections (LRTI) are a precursor of sepsis. Thus, we investigated circulating levels and the prognostic use of copeptin for the severity and outcome in patients with LRTI...
  12. ncbi [Without nursing diagnoses nursing disappears (interview by Maria Muller Staub and Jurgen Georg)]
    Maria Müller Staub
    Krankenpfl Soins Infirm 99:20-3. 2006
  13. ncbi Prehistory of the notion of circulating nucleic acids in plasma/serum (CNAPS): birth of a hypothesis
    Maurice Stroun
    OncoXL, 14 Chemin des Aulx, 1228 Plan les Ouates Geneva, Switzerland
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1075:10-20. 2006
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  14. ncbi Does retrograde cerebral perfusion via superior vena cava cannulation protect the brain?
    Andreas Künzli
    Department of Cardio Vascular Surgery, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois CHUV, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 30:906-9. 2006
    ..The retrograde cerebral perfusion via cannulation of the superior vena cava is a widespread method for optimising protection of the brain during hypothermic circulatory arrest...
  15. ncbi Ethnic-cultural background, maternal body size and pregnancy outcomes in a diverse Swiss cohort
    Katharina C Quack Loetscher
    School of Public Health, University of California at Berkeley, 140 Warren Hall, Berkeley, CA 94720, USA
    Women Health 45:25-40. 2007
    ..To investigate the influence of ethnic-cultural background and maternal body size on pregnancy outcomes in infants born at term...
  16. pmc Protein quality control: the who's who, the where's and therapeutic escapes
    Jürgen Roth
    Division of Cell and Molecular Pathology, Department of Pathology, University of Zurich, 8091 Zurich, Switzerland
    Histochem Cell Biol 129:163-77. 2008
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  17. doi Third trimester plasma neurokinin B levels in women with and without preeclampsia
    Verena Geissbuehler
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Kantonsspital Frauenfeld, Spital Thurgau AG, Frauenfeld, Switzerland
    J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med 21:95-100. 2008
    ....
  18. doi Guidance from WHO on the prevention and control of TB during air travel
    Lindsay Martinez
    Stop TB Department, World Health Organization, Avenue Appia, Geneva, Switzerland
    Travel Med Infect Dis 8:84-9. 2010
    ....
  19. doi Outcome of sinonasal melanoma: clinical experience and review of the literature
    Thomas N Roth
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, University Hospital of Zurich, Switzerland
    Head Neck 32:1385-92. 2010
    ..There is neither a classification nor a staging system nor an evidence-based treatment concept established. Our objective was to find potential risk factors predicting the outcome...
  20. doi [Pelvic floor insuffiency - conservative treatments]
    Verena Geissbühler
    Bethesda Spital, Basel
    Ther Umsch 67:27-30. 2010
    ..Usually all these treatments are combined. The success rate is between 40-70 %. Pessaries are the best choice for immediate relief of urinary stress incontinence and for reducing a prolapse...
  21. ncbi [Endometriosis: review of the literature and clinical management]
    J M Wenger
    Département de Gynécologie et d Obstétrique, HUG, Geneva
    Rev Med Suisse 5:2085-6, 2088-90. 2009
    ..That is why a careful listening and clinical examination with appropriate investigations will improve our global care...
  22. ncbi [Depression in the elderly]
    V Lleshi
    Psychiatrie psychothérapie de la personne âgée 10, avenue de la gare 1180 Rolle
    Rev Med Suisse 5:1785-9. 2009
    ..lts treatment calls for a careful pharmacological care and adaptation of the psychotherapeutic manageme..
  23. doi Neuronal protection by bioactive nutrients
    Hannes B Staehelin
    Memory Clinic, Geriatric University Clinic, University Hospital Basel, Basel, Switzerland
    Int J Vitam Nutr Res 78:282-5. 2008
    ..Observational studies show a reduced risk of AD in users of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs. Also omega-3 fatty acids are known to reduce cytokines could then lower the AD risk...
  24. doi [Fibro-osseous pseudotumor of the thumb. Report of a case]
    S Bettex
    Service universitaire de chirurgie de la main, clinique et permanence Longeraie, 1003 Lausanne, Suisse
    Chir Main 28:107-12. 2009
    ..A complete excision was performed without loss of function. Fifteen months postoperatively, there was no local recurrence...
  25. doi Sonography of masses of the wrist and hand
    Stefano Bianchi
    Clinique et fondation des Grangettes, 7, chemin des Grangettes, 1224 Geneva, Switzerland
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 191:1767-75. 2008
    ..The aim of this article is to present the sonographic appearance of the most common masses of the wrist and hand and to discuss the role of sonography in their diagnosis...
  26. ncbi Temporal trends, congener patterns, and sources of octa-, nona-, and decabromodiphenyl ethers (PBDE) and hexabromocyclododecanes (HBCD) in Swiss lake sediments
    Martin Kohler
    Empa, Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Testing and Research, Uberlandstrasse 129, 8600 Dubendorf, Switzerland
    Environ Sci Technol 42:6378-84. 2008
    ....
  27. ncbi [Prevalence and causes of anemia in a city general practice]
    Ch M Merlo
    Hausarztpraxis, Innere Medizin, Luzern
    Praxis (Bern 1994) 97:713-8. 2008
    ..35% of patients had more than one cause of anemia. The results are compared with other sparse reports from general practices and are discussed regarding the particular situation in the elderly...
  28. doi Ankle dexterity remains intact in patients with incomplete spinal cord injury in contrast to stroke patients
    Brigitte Wirth
    Spinal Cord Injury Center, Balgrist University Hospital, Forchstrasse 340, 8008 Zurich, Switzerland
    Exp Brain Res 191:353-61. 2008
    ..In stroke patients, both dexterity and MMV were reduced. These differences might be considered in rehabilitation programs and regeneration therapies...
  29. doi Sudden death after open gastric bypass surgery
    Bettina Karin Wölnerhanssen
    University Hospital of Basel, Spitalstrasse 21, 4031, Basel, Switzerland
    Langenbecks Arch Surg 394:573-7. 2009
    ..Am Surg, 73:959-962, 2007; Mason et al., Obes Surg, 17:9-14, 2007). Early symptoms are often missed, as clinical presentation may be discreet, inexistent or falsely attributed to obesity...
  30. doi Cardiomegaly in a premature neonate after venous umbilical catheterization
    Luregn Jan Schlapbach
    Division of Neonatology, Department of Pediatrics, University of Berne, Berne, Switzerland
    Eur J Pediatr 168:107-9. 2009
    ..The prompt removal of catheters and, if signs of cardiac tamponade are present, emergency pericardiocentesis may prove to be life-saving...
  31. ncbi [Cervicogenic headaches]
    F Regli
    Clinique de Genolier, 1272 Genolier
    Rev Med Suisse 2:2061-4. 2006
    ..In chronic situations, psychosocial factors are important. The treatment must be considered individually. It is based on a pharmacological approach and, in selected cases, includes anaesthetic block...
  32. ncbi [A forum for nursing...a demonstration]
    Yves Frôté
    HECV Santé, Lausanne
    Krankenpfl Soins Infirm 99:48-51. 2006
  33. ncbi [Alternative obstetrics: bed, chair or tub? Have alternative birthing methods become established?]
    V Geissbühler
    Kantonsspital, Spital Thurgau AG, Frauenklinik, Frauenfeld
    Ther Umsch 59:689-95. 2002
    ....
  34. ncbi Iron deficiency and anaemia in pregnancy: modern aspects of diagnosis and therapy
    Christian Breymann
    Gynaecology and Feto Maternal Medicine, University of Zurich, Switzerland
    Blood Cells Mol Dis 29:506-16; discussion 517-21. 2002
    ..Our departmental data collected over 8 years and backed by postmarketing experience in 25 countries indicate that iron sucrose complex therapy is a valid first-line option for the safe and rapid reversal of iron-deficiency anemia...
  35. ncbi [Traps of tuberculosis among the aged: an astonishing cyst of left foot]
    Bernard Thiévent
    Hôpitaux Régionaux Jurassiens
    Rev Med Suisse Romande 122:531-3. 2002
    ..We discuss the diagnosis difficulties of tuberculosis in the elderly, the extrapulmonary manifestations of tuberculosis and some aspects of its differential diagnosis with sarcoidosis...
  36. ncbi [Experimental animal research in the EU legislation]
    Gieri Bolliger
    Stiftung für das Tier im Recht, CH Zurich
    ALTEX 19:10-9. 2002
    ....
  37. ncbi [MRI in spinal injuries]
    H Hawighorst
    Abt Radiologie, Schweizer Paraplegiker Zentrum, Postfach, 6207 Nottwil Schweiz
    Radiologe 41:1033-7. 2001
    ..In this article we suggest the following terms to describe late complications of the spinal cord: syrinx, atrophy, cyst, malacia, disruption, and thethering...
  38. ncbi Effects of 5-aminolaevulinic acid on human ovarian cancer cells and human vascular endothelial cells in vitro
    S Sporri
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Bern, 3012, Bern, Switzerland
    J Photochem Photobiol B 64:8-20. 2001
    ..In addition, the ALA-induced PpIX cytotoxicity may be exported to a new chemotherapeutic regimen via a conventionally viewed photochemotherapeutic agent...
  39. ncbi [Effects of speech therapy with poetry on heart rate variability and well-being]
    D von Bonin
    Abteilung für Anthroposophische Medizin, Kollegiale Instanz für Komplementärmedizin, Universitat Bern
    Forsch Komplementarmed Klass Naturheilkd 8:144-60. 2001
    ..Integer ratios occur frequently and seem to be associated with the optimization of physiological processes. In larger groups the average pulse respiration quotient is about 4:1...
  40. pmc Whipple's disease and "Tropheryma whippelii"
    F Dutly
    Department of Medical Microbiology, University of Zurich, CH 8028 Zurich, Switzerland
    Clin Microbiol Rev 14:561-83. 2001
    ..Further studies of the pathogen "T. whippelii" as well as the host immune response are needed to fully understand this fascinating disease. The recent cultivation of the organisms is a promising major step in this direction...
  41. ncbi [The use of memoprint in the cat]
    J D Curtet
    Cabinet vétérinaire des Sources, Geneve
    Schweiz Arch Tierheilkd 143:241-7. 2001
    ..An analysis of the variance of the values of blood pressure shows their direct relationship with age, sex, breed and style of life of the cats and an increase in pressure in those over ten years of age...
  42. ncbi Acute myeloid leukemia in the elderly: results of an individualized approach in two centres
    V Spataro
    Oncology Institute of Southern Switzerland, Division of Oncology, Ospedale San Giovanni, Bellinzona
    Leuk Lymphoma 39:521-30. 2000
    ..This analysis also suggests that differences in outcome between single institutions can be explained mainly by referral and selection biases..
  43. pmc Randomised controlled trial of three day versus 10 day intravenous antibiotics in acute pyelonephritis: effect on renal scarring
    D Benador
    Department of Paediatrics, Cantonal University Hospital, 6 Rue Willy Donze, 1211 Geneva 14, Switzerland
    Arch Dis Child 84:241-6. 2001
    ..Acute pyelonephritis often leaves children with permanent renal scarring...
  44. ncbi The indigenous fisherman divers of Thailand: diving-related mortality and morbidity
    D Gold
    International Labour Office, Geneva, Switzerland
    Int J Occup Saf Ergon 6:147-67. 2000
    ..Improved primary prevention and medical treatment are needed to reduce mortality and morbidity among this population...
  45. ncbi Endurance sports after total knee replacement: a biomechanical investigation
    M S Kuster
    Klinik fur Orthopadische Chirurgie, Kantonsspital, St Gallen, Switzerland
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 32:721-4. 2000
    ..It was the purpose of the present study to evaluate the contact stress distribution and contact area of different knee joint designs for loads that occur during four common recreational endurance activities...
  46. ncbi [Bone mass in amputees]
    A Chantraine
    Universite de Geneve, avenue Beauséjour, CH1211, Geneve, Suisse
    Ann Readapt Med Phys 46:31-2. 2003
  47. ncbi Accuracy of frontal and sagittal plane correction in open-wedge high tibial osteotomy
    Christoph B Marti
    Orthopedic Department, Hopital Cantonal, Fribourg, Switzerland
    Arthroscopy 20:366-72. 2004
    ..This study was performed to determine the accuracy of correction in the frontal plane and to evaluate whether a frontal plane correction influences the sagittal slope of the proximal tibial surface in open-wedge high tibial osteotomy...
  48. ncbi Improved skin flap survival after local heat preconditioning in pigs
    Y Harder
    Division of Plastic, Reconstructive, and Aesthetic Surgery, University Hospital, CH 3010 Berne, Switzerland
    J Surg Res 119:100-5. 2004
    ..The aim of this study was to test in a large, randomized animal model, if skin flap survival may be improved by local heat preconditioning and induction of HSP 70...
  49. ncbi [Accidental hypothermia: an extreme case of successful resuscitation]
    A F Mayor Pleines
    Centre interdisciplinaire des urgences, CHUV, Lausanne
    Praxis (Bern 1994) 95:1075-9. 2006
    ..In this article we summarise the signs and symptoms of hypothermia, the treatment of a patient with hypothermia and the different rewarming strategies, based on the current literature on the subject...
  50. ncbi Inter- and intraobserver variability in sonographic measurement of the lower uterine segment after a previous Cesarean section
    N Jastrow
    Obstetrics and Gynecology Department, University Hospital of Geneva, Switzerland
    Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol 27:420-4. 2006
    ..To evaluate the reproducibility of sonographic measurement of the lower uterine segment in pregnant women at term...
  51. ncbi [A fragment or the difference plays the principal role]
    Dominique Pilloud
    Krankenpfl Soins Infirm 99:56-7. 2006
  52. ncbi Chance, choice and control: lay debate on prenatal social sex selection
    Jackie Leach Scully
    Unit for Ethics in the Biosciences, University of Basel, 4056 Basel, Switzerland
    Soc Sci Med 63:21-31. 2006
    ..Our study also shows that in appropriately structured discussion of bioethical issues, lay people can articulate reasons for their opinions that are grounded in sophisticated and morally relevant concepts...
  53. ncbi Comparison of six radiographic projections to assess femoral head/neck asphericity
    Dominik C Meyer
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Balgrist University Hospital, Zurich, Switzerland
    Clin Orthop Relat Res 445:181-5. 2006
    ..Level of Evidence: Prognostic study, level II-1 (retrospective study)...
  54. ncbi Creativity with dementia patients. Can creativity and art stimulate dementia patients positively?
    Beat Ted Hannemann
    Art and Age Consulting, Basel, Switzerland
    Gerontology 52:59-65. 2006
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  55. ncbi The pineal aging and death program: life prolongation in pre-aging pinealectomized mice
    Walter Pierpaoli
    Walter Pierpaoli Foundation of Life Sciences, Orvieto, Italy
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1057:133-44. 2005
    ..In fact new experiments showed that an additional pineal gland from a young donor, when grafted into a young mouse, induces acceleration of aging. The significance of these intriguing findings is discussed...
  56. ncbi Restoration of hepatic mast cells and expression of a different mast cell protease phenotype in regenerating rat liver after 70%-hepatectomy
    Martin Zweifel
    Visceral and Transplantation Surgery, University Hospital, Zurich, Switzerland
    Immunol Cell Biol 83:587-95. 2005
    ....
  57. ncbi Biomechanical relevance of glenoid component positioning in the reverse Delta III total shoulder prosthesis
    Richard W Nyffeler
    Orthopaedic Hospital, University of Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland
    J Shoulder Elbow Surg 14:524-8. 2005
    ..Placing the glenosphere distally (test configuration C) significantly improved adduction and abduction angles compared with all other test configurations (P < .001)...
  58. ncbi Snowboarder's talus fracture: treatment outcome of 20 cases after 3.5 years
    Victor Valderrabano
    Orthopaedic Traumatology Clinic, Hospital of Davos, 7270 Davos Platz, Switzerland
    Am J Sports Med 33:871-80. 2005
    ..Fracture of the lateral process of the talus is a typical snowboarding injury. Basic data are limited, particularly with respect to treatment and outcome...
  59. ncbi [Treatment of atopic dermatitis: practical approach]
    G Rossetti
    Rev Med Suisse 1:501-4. 2005
    ..AD is often the first manifestation of atopy: the physician should be aware of the future occurence of respiratory symptoms...
  60. ncbi [Giant pedunculated cavernous hepatic haemangioma: a case report and review of the literature]
    Cécile Guenot
    Service de Chirurgie, Ensemble hospitalier de la Côte, Hôpital de Morges, 1110 Morges, Suisse
    Gastroenterol Clin Biol 28:807-10. 2004
    ..Age, incidence and size of the lesion were the same as results in the literature. Our patient has had a left hepatic lobectomy because of an uncertain diagnosis. We discuss the diagnosis and the different treatments...
  61. ncbi The Sachs report: Investing in Health for Economic Development--or increasing the size of the crumbs from the rich man's table? Part I
    Alison Katz
    Int J Health Serv 34:751-73. 2004
    ..A set of assumptions deriving from a neoliberal approach to health underlies the report. The author proposes an alternative set of assumptions deriving from a social justice and human rights-based approach to health...
  62. ncbi The benefits of wearing a compression sleeve after ACL reconstruction
    M S Kuster
    Klinik fur Orthopadische Chirurgie, Kantonsspital, St Gallen, Switzerland
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 31:368-71. 1999
    ..It was the purpose of the present study to examine the possibility of increased muscle coordination after anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction through the wearing of a compression sleeve...