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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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Surgical repair of complete proximal hamstring tendon ruptures in water skiers and bull riders: a report of four cases and review of the literature.
Zaffagnini S, De Pasquale V, Marchesini Reggiani L, Russo A, Agati P, Bacchelli B, Marcacci M, 2010, Electron microscopy of the remodelling process in hamstring tendon used as ACL graft.
Comparison between the cross-sectional area of bone-patellar tendon-bone grafts and multistranded hamstring tendon grafts obtained from the same patients Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc.
Simultaneous ACL/PCL reconstruction was done in (17 males, 3 females) patients with hamstring tendon auto graft; the mean duration of follow up was 26 months (14 to 38 months).
The bone-patellar tendon-bone and the hamstring tendon are the two most commonly used autografts for reconstruction.
Prospective comparison of auto and allograft hamstring tendon constructs for ACL reconstruction.
Pinczewski LA, Clingeleffer AJ, Otto DD, Bonar SF, Corry IS 1997 Integration of hamstring tendon graft with bone in reconstruction of the anterior cruciate ligament Arthroscopy 13 641-3
Reconstructive surgery generally now involves minimally invasive surgery, taking a strip of the knee cap tendon or hamstring tendon from the back of the thigh and using this tissue to create a new ligament and fix it in the knee, to replace the old ACL.
The next day, the Mets announce that Reyes has a tear in his right hamstring tendon.
The optimal approach for harvesting of a hamstring tendon has also been researched, with a posterior approach being advocated due to its better cosmesis and greater ease of establishing the correct anatomical structures required for harvesting (Prodromos et al.
The 22-year-old missed training with the Kangaroos to have scans on the problem, and they revealed a partial tear to the hamstring tendon - which will rule the Parramatta Eels star out for six weeks.