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Synonyms for ligament

that which unites or binds

Words related to ligament

a sheet or band of tough fibrous tissue connecting bones or cartilages or supporting muscles or organs

any connection or unifying bond

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"Further investigation is needed on the relationship between quad strength and side of future ACL injury and whether other factors may help contribute to a predictive model of future ACL injury specific to limb," said Dr Mark V Paterno, Division of Sports Medicine, Cincinnati Children's Hospital.
Patients who met the following knee injury criteria were excluded from the study: (1) suspected ACL rupture; (2) other ligament injuries, such as the posterior cruciate ligament and medial collateral ligament; (3) skeletal dysplasia; (4) knee joint valgus or varus deformity; (5) fracture history of the knee joint; (6) osteoarthritis; (7) history of knee surgery; or (8) no MRI images.
The direct signs of acute ACL tears consist of a structural integrity at any plane (axial, coronal, or sagittal) in the morphology of ACL, abnormal ligament contour, and abnormal MRI signal characteristics of the ligament itself.
But Seo is experiencing the ACL semifinal stage for the first time.
'It usually takes six to eight months to recover from ACL surgery with rehab,' said Alas.
Eighty-seven male patients with an ACL injury and who had an MRI scan of the knee within a two-year period were voluntarily included in this study.
Al Ain being excluded from the ACL is a massive blow for the club.
The morphological and contractile properties of skeletal muscles around the knee joint following ACL resection with or without its reconstruction are evaluated in an animal model.
Even now the debate continues whether to surgically repair the isolated ACL tear.
Methods: We handed out questionnaires to 80 female soccer players with a history of ACL injury (90 ACL injuries).
Bilateral magnetic resonance images (MRI) showed complete agenesis of the ACL and hypoplasia of the posterior cruciate ligament (PCL).
Some previous anatomic studies have been conducted to evaluate the appropriate dimensions of hamstring tendons compared with the natural ACL, particularly in the form of the midsection and the entry area [6].
Anterior Cruciate ligament (ACL) is a typical athletic injury.
Dear Mayo Clinic: I'm a 25-year-old woman, and I recently tore my ACL playing basketball.
ACL struggled with their financial obligations due to rent being withheld - until the council loan ?