Gregory B Maletis
Affiliation: Kaiser Permanente
- Age-Related Risk Factors for Revision Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction: A Cohort Study of 21,304 Patients From the Kaiser Permanente Anterior Cruciate Ligament RegistryGregory B Maletis
Kaiser Permanente Baldwin Park, Baldwin Park, California, USA
Am J Sports Med 44:331-6. 2016..It is not clear whether risk factors for revision anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction (ACLR) are the same throughout patients' lives...
- Risk factors associated with revision and contralateral anterior cruciate ligament reconstructions in the Kaiser Permanente ACLR registryGregory B Maletis
Kaiser Permanente, Baldwin Park, California, USA
Am J Sports Med 43:641-7. 2015..However, returning to their previous activity level may result in a retear of their reconstructed knee or an injury to their contralateral anterior cruciate ligament (CACL)...
- 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...
- A comparison of revision and rerupture rates of ACL reconstruction between autografts and allografts in the skeletally immatureIan R Nelson
Kaiser Permanente, 8954 Rio San Diego Drive, Suite 406, San Diego, CA, 92108, USA
Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc 24:773-9. 2016..The purpose of this study is to describe the demographics, graft usage, revision, and re-operation rates in skeletally immature ACLRs in the Kaiser Permanente healthcare system...
- 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...
- Type and frequency of healthcare encounters can predict poor surgical outcomes in anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction patientsMaria C S Inacio
Surgical Outcomes and Analysis, Kaiser Permanente, San Diego, CA, USA Electronic address
Int J Med Inform 90:32-9. 2016..This study evaluated whether surgical outcomes can be ascertained from EMR's hospital and outpatient encounters. Specifically, we evaluated anterior cruciate ligament reconstructions (ACLR) outcomes...
- Injury pathology at the time of anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction associations with self-assessment of knee functionMaria C S Inacio
Department of Surgical Outcomes and Analysis and Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Kaiser Permanente, San Diego, California Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Oslo University Hospital, Oslo, Norway Norwegian Knee Ligament Registry, Bergen, Norway and Oslo Sports Trauma Research Center, Norwegian School of Sport Sciences, Oslo, Norway
Clin J Sport Med 24:461-7. 2014..To evaluate the association of preoperative Knee Injury and Osteoarthritis Outcome Score (KOOS) and structural injuries reported at the time of anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction (ACLR)...
- 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...
- Revision Risk After Allograft Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction: Association With Graft Processing Techniques, Patient Characteristics, and Graft TypeSamir G Tejwani
Kaiser Permanente, Fontana, California, USA
Am J Sports Med 43:2696-705. 2015..Multiple studies, despite being limited in sample size, have suggested a higher rate of clinical failure associated with the use of allograft tissue in ACLR when compared with autograft...
- 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...
- Efficacy of Prophylactic Antibiotics in Simple Knee ArthroscopyRonald W B Wyatt
Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Kaiser Permanente Walnut Creek, Walnut Creek, California, U S A Electronic address
Arthroscopy . 2016..To determine the association between the use of preoperative antibiotics and the risk of postoperative infection after simple knee arthroscopy...
- Does Racial Variation Influence Preoperative Characteristics and Intraoperative Findings in Patients Undergoing Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction?Ronald A Navarro
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Kaiser Permanente South Bay, Harbor City, California, USA
Am J Sports Med 43:2959-65. 2015....
- Prevalence and Incidence of Cartilage Injuries and Meniscus Tears in Patients Who Underwent Both Primary and Revision Anterior Cruciate Ligament ReconstructionsRonald W B Wyatt
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Kaiser Permanente, Walnut Creek, California, USA
Am J Sports Med 42:1841-6. 2014..This study examined a cohort of individual patients who underwent primary and subsequent revision ACLR to determine the incidence of cartilage and meniscus disease...