L Hauswirth's research while affiliated with Kantonsspital St. Gallen and other places

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Article
The anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) is a crucial structure for a normal kinematic of the knee joint. Its rupture has been thought to present the initiation of a sequel leading to secondary damage of the meniscus and finally to osteoarthritis. Diagnosis of an ACL rupture is based on the history as well as on the physical examination. A positive Lac...

Citations

... Risk of bias of half (19 studies, 50.0%) of the included studies was medium [13,[33][34][35][36][37][38][39][40][41][42][43][44][45][46][47][48][49][50], six (15.8%) showed high methodological quality [51][52][53][54][55][56] and 13 studies (34.2%) were of low quality [57][58][59][60][61][62][63][64][65][66][67][68][69] (Table 2). The main reasons for a medium to low methodological quality were due to an unclear description of participants and prior interventions, confounding factors, and incompletely reported results. ...