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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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As graft material they utilised 0 distally based gracilis and semtendinosus hamstring tendons which they passed through a single tibial tunnel into two separate femoral tunnels (Figure 10).
Ipsilateral bone-patellar tendon-bone (BPTB) autografts were used for reconstruction in 72 patients; the remaining 41 patients, referred to as the hamstring tendon autograft (HT) group, had reconstruction with either ipsilateral triple semitendinosus autografts (32) or quadruple semitendinous autografts (9).
He said: "Darren's problem seems to be a degenerative condition of the left hamstring tendon, giving rise to pain when under load.
The disadvantage is graft-tunnel mismatch [5-9], a smaller cross-section area [10] and incompletely filling of the tunnel compared to the graft of the hamstring tendon [11-13].
The Tigers star is the main doubt for Sunday's Group F fixture in the Ta' Qali National Stadium with Leigh Griffiths also admitting the national physios will have to look at his hamstring tendon problem.
MIKE Williamson is set to miss Wolves' pre-season campaign due to an ongoing hamstring tendon injury.
Autograft options include a central third bone-patellar tendon-bone (BPTB), 4-strand hamstring tendon consisting of the gracilis and semitendinosus (HS), or the less commonly used quadriceps tendon-bone graft.
COVENTRY City have been flooded with suggestions of possible replacements for Reda Johnson since the news broke that the key defender is likely to be out for the season with a detached hamstring tendon.
Numerous authors have described successful reconstruction of the ACL with use of a donor auto graft (Patellar tendon, hamstring tendon, or quadriceps tendon) and allografts (Achilles tendon, patellar tendon, hamstring tendon, or tibialis anterior tendon).
Rosicky - who did not feature for the Gunners during the entire 2008-09 season because of a hamstring tendon injury - added: "The idea of winning the (Premier) League and the Champions League really drives me forward, I love it."