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hamstring

1. Anatomy any of the tendons at the back of the knee
2. the large tendon at the back of the hock in the hind leg of a horse, etc.
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Our study shows that preoperative planning with the use of MRI could potentially deter the harvest of insufficient hamstring tendon and therefore avoid donor site morbidity.
The study followed 180 knee reconstruction patients, with 90 (48 men and 42 women between the ages of 15-42 years) receiving a patellar tendon (PT) graft and the other 90 (47 men and 43 women between the ages of 13-52 years) receiving a hamstring tendon (HT) graft.
The Czech international has been troubled by a hamstring tendon injury but is expected to be ready for the start of the new campaign after playing his first game for the club in 18 months against Barnet at the weekend.
The Czech international has been troubled by a hamstring tendon injury, but is expected to be ready for the start of the new campaign after playing his first game for the club in 18 months against Barnet at the weekend.
I basically pulled the hamstring tendon off the hip and it had rolled up in to a ball behind the knee.
McCartney was excellent in his first appearance of the season following his hamstring tendon surgery while Wright, in at the expense of Justin Hoyte, was also in solid form ( while he was on the pitch.
He limped off the field, but it appeared he might have damaged the brace that he wears to protect his tender right hamstring tendon.
These injuries occur with the same mechanism of proximal hamstring tendon ruptures but with a predisposition to adolescents or young adults.
I had a hamstring tendon injury, but I'm almost over it now, thank goodness.
The 35-year-old was dumped from the final squad after being considered too big a risk following his surgery on a hamstring tendon last month.
The AperFix System uses a shorter, stiffer soft tissue graft such as a hamstring tendon.