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Published by IQTI on 03.May, 2023

Read this interesting new study on comparison between QT and Hamstring autografts in ACL-R in terms of return to sports published by the German knee society in KSSTA journal

In this study the authors from the Committee for knee ligament injuries of the German knee society (Die Deutsche Kniegesellschaft- DKG)  aimed to determine potential quadriceps versus hamstring tendon autograft differences in terms of neuromuscular function and return to sport (RTS)-success following anterior cruciate li...
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Published by IQTI on 27.April, 2023

Very interesting technique for harvesting a double-layered, partial-thickness Quadriceps Tendon graft for ACL-Revision surgery, developed and introduced by Prof. Karl-Heiz Frosch and his associates Prof. Ralph Akoto and Dr. Lena Eggeling

In this interesting study the research group from University clinic in Hamburg led by Prof. Karl-Heinz Frosch and Prof. Ralph Akoto introduced a new  quadriceps-tendon graft technique using a double-layered, partial-thickness, soft tissue quadriceps tendon graft (dlQUAD) for anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction revision procedures (ACLR). In their study the authors analyze...
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Published by IQTI on 26.April, 2023

Read this interesting study on the biomechanical properties of the QT by Dr. Marc J. Strauss and associates published in KSSTA Journal

The purpose of biomechanical cadaver study was to analyze the mechanical properties for the quadriceps tendon, comparing full-thickness QT grafts with and without bone to a partial-thickness QT graft, and comparing the three QT grafts to four-stranded semitendinosus and bone-patellar tendon-bone grafts and one experimental graft, the two-stranded rectus femoris.   The au...
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Published by IQTI on 25.April, 2023

New study from the research group from University of Pittsburgh led by Prof. Volker Mushal

This interesting study published in the American Journal of Sports Medicine aimed to compare the rates of septic arthritis after primary and revision ACLR with QT, BTB, HT, and allograft and evaluate the association between an infection after ACLR and potential risk factors in a large single-system analysis.   You can find the paper under the link: Read More

Published by IQTI on 25.April, 2023

Read this interesting publication from the French experts group lead by Prof. Matthieu Ollivier

This interesting study  assessed the consequences of quadriceps tendon (QT) harvest on knee extensor strength ACL-R compared to hamstring tendon (HT) autograft, as well as to evaluate the flexor strength recovery and search for correlation between strength status and functional outcome.   Prof. Matthieu Ollivier, with his colleagues Dr. Jérémy Cognault and Dr. Jér...
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Published by IQTI on 25.April, 2023

Watch the the new video on Quad Tendon ACL Reconstruction technique by Prof. John ”X” Xerogeanes

In this interesting video published on the VuMedi Video platform, Prof. John Xerogeanes demonstrates a minimally invasive harvesting, fixation and implantation of a Quadriceps tendon autograft for ACL-reconstruction.   Prof. Xarogeanes, know as ''Prof. X'' is one of the leading experts in the field of sport orthopedics and one of the founding members of the IQTI experts ...
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Published by IQTI on 21.April, 2023

The New IQTI Meeting

The IQTI members are currently in process of organizing another IQTI-meeting. We will soon inform all the interested colleagues and participants regarding the time and place of the meeting. We are looking forward to seeing you soon.   IQTI members...
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